HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Police at The University of Southern Mississippi changed the charges against a student and quarterback for the university football team on Thursday.
Police dropped the aggravated assault charges against Anthony Alford and charged him with conspiracy to possess a weapon on school property instead as well as hindering prosecution.
A second suspect, Korey Hathorn of Sumrall, is still charged with possession of a firearm on school property by a student.
The two are among four people allegedly involved in an altercation near the Walker Science Building Wednesday morning on the Hattiesburg campus.
University police are still looking for two non-students involved in the fight. Sources say one of the two is Alford's brother, Jasper Brown.
Officials suspended Alford and Hathorn from school pending a student judicial hearing.