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Two men face charges in Thanksgiving Day shooting in Tupelo

One of those facing charges is also a victim in the series of events leading to his arrest.

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 4:03 PM
Updated: Nov 30, 2018 5:02 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man who was shot in the foot and back on Thanksgiving morning is now facing charged of aggravated assault along with another man.

Micheal Rex Harris, 19, of Mooreville was arrested by Tupelo police following an investigation into a shooting in the 1300 block of Ruffwood Road.

The shooting report came in around 1 a.m. and they found Harris with non-life threatening injuries.

About an hour after the shooting, police were notified about an incident where three juveniles were held at gunpoint and phyically assaulted shortly before the shooting.

After reviewing video information regarding the assault, Harris was arrested along with Michael Graham, 18, of Tupelo.

Both are charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

The investigation is continuing, but police say the other known parties in the case are juveniles.

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