Columbus police identify shooting suspect

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UPDATE: Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton identified the suspect in a weekend shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020 7:46 PM

COLUMBUS, (Miss.) - Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton identified the suspect in a weekend shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Shelton confirmed to WTVA that he issued a warrant for Mark Anthony McCoy from Columbus. He seeks to charge McCoy with aggravated assault.

Shelton said he believes McCoy is the person who left the scene of the Sunday shooting in a dark gray SUV with tinted windows.

The victim in the shooting was released from the hospital and is recovering, said Shelton.

Columbus Police: One man shot in late Sunday shooting

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