Authorities from Ross & Pike Counties continue to seek the whereabouts of an armed carjacking suspect.
Ross County Sheriff, George Lavender, reports that his office along with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office were assisting the U.S. Marshals on Wednesday, November 8th in serving warrants in Pike and Ross Counties.
A warrant attempt was made on Kiser Sturgell, 27, of Ross County, at his home located at 632 Keiser Road.
According to deputies, Sturgell was reported to have ran out of the residence with a rifle, threatening to shoot anyone that came after him. A foot pursuit then ensued after Sturgell fled into nearby woods, but deputies lost sight of him.
Around 30 minutes later, Sturgell is reported to have carjacked a 1997 burgundy Buick LeSabre with the tag number HBS-2211, at gunpoint, from a motorist in the 300 block of Keiser Road, near the Ross, Pike County line.
The Ross & Pike Sheriff's Offices, along with the U.S. Marshals' Task Force, are still working to locate Kiser Sturgell. He is described as a white male, 6’2” tall, 200 lbs., blonde hair, and blue eyes; with tattoos covering his neck and on his jaw.
Kiser Sturgell should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.