Two Laurel residents charged with aggravated assault after argument leads to shooting

Two Laurel residents charged with aggravated assault after argument leads to shooting
Shaqulia McDonald
Shaqulia McDonald

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - On Sunday night, officers from the Laurel Police Department responded to a disturbance in the 1500 block of North 2nd Avenue.

When officers arrived, two victims reported that an altercation had escalated when 20-year old Shaqulia McDonald pulled a knife and 20-year old Jamie McCoy pulled a handgun, shooting two rounds at the victims.

No one was hit and there were no injuries reported.

A short time later, officers identified the suspect's vehicle in the 100 block of 18th Street and McDonald and McCoy were taken into custody.

Both suspects face one count of attempted aggravated assault.

Investigator Brandon Evans is the lead investigator in the case. Any persons with information about this incident are encouraged to call the Laurel Police Department or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-7867.