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Jones County authorities make an arrest in Sunday night shooting

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Jones County Sheriff deputies made an arrest in a Sunday night shooting.

Authorities have not released the name of the 17-year-old accused of shooting Marquan Watson, 20, on Sunday 9:30pm at Lone Oak Apartments.

Authorities said Watson was shot in the face and remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

The shooting happened after three men got into an altercation that escalated to shots being fired.

Investigators continue to question other suspects and say more arrests are likely to come.

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