Laurel man arrested for kidnapping and rape

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man is behind bars for allegedly beating, shooting and raping a 15-year-old girl.

Darrion Ramsey was arrested by Laurel Police around 3 a.m. New Year's morning after several neighbors called about a woman being brutally attacked on the front lawn of a house on Magnolia Street.

Police say before the teen escaped to the front lawn Ramsey beat and raped her inside an upstairs apartment behind a Magnolia Street home, leaving several lacerations on her head and a gun shot wound to her left arm.

Ramsey is in the Jones County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, kidnapping, rape, and an ex-con in possession of a firearm.

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