PIKE COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Kedric R. Carter, of McComb, Mississippi, has been identified as the victim found fatally shot Thursday in a vehicle in Pike County.

“Baby Boy” Carter, 42, was discovered shot dead while inside a vehicle in McComb early Thursday morning.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired on Pearl River Avenue in McComb around 3 a.m. Thursday. When they arrived, Carter was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds while seated in a vehicle.

Carter, who was originally from Missouri City, Texas, was pronounced dead of multiple gunshot injuries at the scene.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact the McComb Police Department at 601-684-3023 or Crime Stoppers at 601-684-0033.


Geo quick facts: Pike County is a county located on the southwestern border of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,404. The county seat is Magnolia. Pike County is named for explorer Zebulon Pike. Pike County is part of the McComb, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.