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UPDATE: 18-year-old charged with shooting teen in Columbus

Brylen Lataveon Gore | Photo: Lowndes County Jail

Columbus police have charged an 18-year-old for allegedly shooting and wounding a 13-year-old in late June.

Posted: Jul 12, 2018 12:25 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2018 12:25 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus police have charged an 18-year-old for allegedly shooting and wounding a 13-year-old in late June. 

Brylen Lataveon Gore, 18, of Columbus, was arrested Monday, July 9 and charged with aggravated assault. 

He's accused of shooting the victim as the victim walked near the intersection of McCrary Road and Forrest Boulevard. 

RELATED: 13-year-old shot in the leg in Columbus 

Police say no one else was injured in the incident.  

The victim was taken to a Jackson hospital and has since been released from the hospital. 

Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton says the victim and Gore know each other. Shelton says the incident followed a prior altercation between the two. 

Gore's bond was set at $350,000. He is being held in the Lowndes County jail. 

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