WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - The sheriff of Clay County released more information about a weekend shooting that wounded three people.
The shooting happened Saturday afternoon on Happy Hollow Road, which is in the northern part of the county near the Chickasaw County border.
The shooting victims, one of which was a female, were later transported to the hospital in Tupelo with gunshot wounds.
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One victim has since been transported to a hospital in Jackson.
A fourth victim, a female, was also transported to the hospital and later released. The sheriff said the fourth victim was allegedly punched in the stomach.
Investigators arrested and charged Gene Sparks, 48, of Woodland, with three counts of aggravated assault.
Investigators are working to determine a motive for the shooting.
Anyone with information about the incident can call the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at 662-494-2896 or the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.