Hattiesburg man charged with domestic violence-agg. assault

Hattiesburg man charged with domestic violence-agg. assault
Odis Smith

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and charged with domestic violence-aggravated assault after an early morning incident involving his wife.

Odis Smith, 34, was taken into custody in the 800 block of Elnora Knight Road without incident according to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler.

"The victim left the original scene went to another residence and called police," said Traxler.

The victim, Smith's wife, was transported to a local hospital and treated for injuries she received to her face and neck.

According to Traxler, her injures did not appear to be life threatening.

The investigation is still ongoing.