LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A man wanted for aggravated assault in Lowndes County has turned himself into law enforcement.
Cortez Young, 22, handed himself over to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department on Thursday, October 12.
This arrest is in connection to a September 29 shooting just outside of Columbus on Highway 69. A man was shot multiple times.
Investigators were also wanting to talk with Antwon Williams, 28, as a person-of-interest for the same incident.
Lt. Greg Wright with the sheriff's department said Williams was talking with investigators Friday morning.
Young, who is from West Pont, previously worked an unpaid, part-time position with the West Point Police Department.
West Point Police Chief Avery Cook says Young last worked with the department in March of this year.
ORIGINAL POST 10/12/17
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – Lowndes County investigators are looking for two men from West Point in connection to a late September shooting.
A warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Cortez Young for one count of aggravated assault.
Investigators are also looking for person-of-interest Antwon Williams, 28 (below).
Capt. Greg Wright with the sheriff’s department says a man was shot multiple times on September 29 outside a home in the 3000 block of Highway 69 just south of Columbus city limits.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department at 662-328-6788.