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Arrest Made in Ongoing Investigation of Fatal Shooting in Cleveland


Following an intensive investigation into the tragic shooting incident that unfolded in the 1800 block of South Chrisman on October 14, 2023, authorities have apprehended 27-year-old Orlando Burns, a resident of Cleveland, Mississippi. The shooting, which had devastating consequences, claimed the lives of two individuals and left four others wounded.

The breakthrough in the case emerged through close collaboration between the Horn Lake Police Department and the Cleveland Police Department. On October 17, 2023, Orlando Burns was taken into custody in Horn Lake, Mississippi, where he was discovered attempting to purchase a firearm, igniting alarm among law enforcement agencies.

Subsequently, Burns was transported back to Cleveland, where he faces a charge of murder. In a significant development, he was presented before a judge in the Cleveland Municipal Court for an initial appearance, during which his request for bond was denied. As a result, Burns will remain in custody at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility, awaiting trial.