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Suspect Identified in Lake Village Basketball Player Murder

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Lake Village Police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of a University of Arkansas Pine Bluff basketball player. Police Chief Percy Wilburn says they are looking for 41-year-old Octavius Easterling. Sierra`Li Wade and her brother were hit in a driveby shooting at the basketball court at Henry Augustus Johnson Park shortly before 6:00 PM Monday. Sierra`Li Wade died of her injuries. Her brother was wounded and is in stable condition at a local hospital.

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