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More charges possible after Columbus shooting incident

This article has been updated.

Posted: Jan. 7, 2019 10:34 AM
Updated: Jan. 7, 2019 3:24 PM

Update 01/07/19 10:25 a.m.

Columbus police say two arrests were made shortly after Sunday's shooting incident. However, the charges do not appear to be related to the shooting incident. 


Aldoques Dooley | Photo: Columbus Police Department

Demonte Harris | Photo: Columbus Police Department

Aldoques Dooley, 39, of Starkville, was charged with possession, sale, transfer of a stolen firearm and failure to appear on a previous charge.

Demonte Harris, 26, of Columbus, was charged with possession, sale, transfer of a stolen firearm.

Police say the unnamed male victim was shot in the leg. He has since been treated and released from medical care.

The case is still under investigation and additional charges are possible.

See the original post below.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus police are investigating a shooting after one person was shot early Sunday.

Police Chief Fred Shelton confirms the shots fired call was reported at 12:44 a.m. at 15th Street and 7th Avenue.

No information on a suspect has been released at this time. The victim's condition is unknown.

A formal press release is expected to be made available on Monday.

This is a developing story. 

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