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Laurel Police make arrest in weekend shooting, searching for last suspect

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Albert Thompson in custody Albert Thompson in custody
LPD searching for Bobby Joe Reed Jr. LPD searching for Bobby Joe Reed Jr.
LPD searching for Johnny Ray Smith Jr. LPD searching for Johnny Ray Smith Jr.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The Laurel Police Department responded to a shooting call on Sunday evening around 9 p.m. at the 1000 block of 10th avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found one male victim suffering from gunshot wounds, and he was then transported by a private vehicle to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Monday at 10:50 p.m. officers took 24-year-old suspect Albert Thompson into custody.  Thompson faces one count of aggravated assault. The LPD also arrested Bobby Joe Reed Jr. for the charge of accessory after the fact of aggravated assault Tuesday night.

The LPD are seeking out an additional suspect, Johnny Ray Smith Jr.

Lt. Jerome Jackson responded to the scene and will lead the investigation. The LPD ask that any further information about the case be forwarded to 601-425-4711 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-7867.

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