Published: 10-16-2023 | Category: Troop F
REGION 3 NEWS RELEASE
October 16, 2023
State Police Investigating Homicide, Assistance Needed in Locating Lake Providence Man
East Carroll Parish – On Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Detectives assigned to Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Monroe Field Office were requested by East Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Third Street and Baker Street in Lake Providence. The victim in the shooting, later identified as 22-year-old Sirjames Peeler of Lake Providence, was taken to a local hospital and subsequently died as a result of his injuries.
During the course of the investigation, Detectives were able to identify the suspect as 23-year-old Majayreon Steward. Steward is a black male with a last known address of 145 Huggins Street in Lake Providence. A warrant has been issued for Steward’s arrest for one count of Second-Degree Murder. Anyone with information about Steward’s whereabouts is asked to contact Louisiana State Police or East Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is also available to the public through a convenient, anonymous, and secure reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. Citizens can access the form by visiting www.lsp.org and clicking the Report Suspicious or Criminal Activity link.
TFC Ryan Davis
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section
Office: (318) 345-2810