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05/02/2017

ARREST OF SHOOTING SUSPECT

PRESS RELEASE

SHOOTING SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

May 2, 2017

 

GEORGE COUNTY, MS- According to George County Sheriff Keith Havard, on Friday night, April 28th, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible shooting in the area of Plum Bluff Estates, in the Basin community.

Deputies responding found a 16-year-old juvenile with minor injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital and was later released. During the process of the investigation, George County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested a 16-year-old juvenile, who was charged with aggravated assault and shooting into a motor vehicle. The juvenile, who has been charged as an adult, has since bonded out and is awaiting a trial date. This incident remains under investigation.

If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact the George County Sheriff’s Office or MS Coast Crimestoppers.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 More information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Authorized for release by Sheriff Keith Havard

 

 
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