Laurel man arrested in Georgia back in Jones County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Laurel man arrested in Georgia back in Jones County Jail

A Laurel man who was on the run in Georgia is back in police custody.

Daniel Straughn was arrested in Hammond Georgia after Laurel Police initiated a nationwide search.

Investigators said Straughn shot a man at the Laurel Hotel and Conference Center in December and had been on the run ever since.

Friday, he was arrested and brought back to the Jones County Jail on aggravated assault charges.

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