UPDATE: Macon shooting suspect appears before judge

This article has been updated.

Posted: Dec 26, 2018 3:35 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 7:48 PM

Update 12/27/18 3:59 p.m. 

David Hampton appeared in court Thursday afternoon where a judge set his bond at $350,000.

David Hampton

He's accused of being involved in the shooting of Roman Mattox on Dec. 21 in Macon. 

Mattox has been released from the hospital.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has placed a hold on Hampton for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

See the original post below. 

MACON, Miss. (WTVA) -- Police say a third person has now been arrested in connection with the shooting of the Noxubee County sheriff's son last week.

Macon Police Chief Davine Beck says David Hampton, 27, of Meridian, was arrested on Christmas Day.

Hampton is charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Roman Mattox at a home on North Street in Macon Friday afternoon.

Mattox was shot three times in the chest and was treated at the Tupelo hospital before being released Christmas Day.

Hampton is currently being held in the Lauderdale County jail in Meridian and is expected to make a court appearance tomorrow.

Terrance Fiffer of Laurel was arrested over the weekend on an attempted murder charge.

Jamesha Earvin is also charged with accessory-after-the-fact.

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