HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A suspect is now in custody after allegedly stabbing a man at Ropers Friday morning, July 20.
The suspect has been identified as 24-year-old Justin Jordan of Laurel who was charged with aggravated assault.
The Hattiesburg Police Department responded at 1:47 a.m. to a call claiming a stabbing had taken place at the night club on Highway 49.
When the police responded to the report, the officers found a man by the entrance with a puncture wound. The suspect was not at the scene.
Several witnesses gave a description of the suspect's car and tag number which led to the arrest of the suspect.
The victim was taken to a local medical facility for treatment.