Arrest made involving shooting incident at local Pool Hall

February 09, 2010

According to Chief Bunch, the Waynesboro Police Department arrested a 17 year old male on 1-26-2010 for aggravated assault. The arrest was the result of an altercation which occurred at a pool hall in Waynesboro on Saturday night , 1-23-2010 between two juveniles. During the altercation the 17 year old suspect allegedly shot another 17 year old in the leg. Under Mississippi Law, any person 17 years of age that commits a felony is automatically charged as an adult. The 17 year old has an initial appearance before Judge Jane Hutto on 1-26-2010 and bond was set at 25,000.00. This matter is still under investigation.