UPDATE: Man wanted for Okolona shooting arrested in Minnesota

Dewayne Brown

Minnesota law enforcement arrested a man wanted for a May shooting in Okolona.

Posted: Jul 2, 2018 12:51 PM
Updated: Jul 3, 2018 2:19 PM

Editor's Note: This article has been changed to reflect new information - Brown was not captured in Maryland, but Minnesota. 

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Minnesota law enforcement arrested a man wanted for a May shooting in Okolona. 

Okolona Assistant Police Chief Jermandy Jackson says Dewayne Brown was arrested in Minnesota. He was captured Friday. 

That's when law enforcement there learned he was wanted in Mississippi. 

This arrest stems from the mid-May shooting at the Happy Mart in Okolona. One person was shot and taken to the hospital for treatment. 

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The store's manager previously said the victim had returned to the store soon after the shooting. 

Police identified Brown as a suspect soon after the incident. 

Jackson says Brown will face an aggravated assault charge in Okolona. 

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