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Bond set for Marion County shooting suspect

Just after 4 p.m., Marion County authorities responded to the 400 block of River Road to a report of a shooting. Just after 4 p.m., Marion County authorities responded to the 400 block of River Road to a report of a shooting.
Alton Middleton Jr. Alton Middleton Jr.
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Bond has been set for a suspect allegedly involved in a  double shooting in Marion County.

Alton Middleton Jr. was arrested just after 2:00 a.m. Friday in Jefferson Davis County. 

His bond was set at $100,000 for two counts of aggravated assault. 

The scene:

Just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Marion County authorities responded to the 400 block of River Road to a report of a shooting. 

When police arrived, they found one victim in the yard suffering from a gun shot wound, and he was transported to Forrest General Hospital. 

While officers were en-route they learned of another victim who had been shot and was on his way to Marion General Hospital in a personal vehicle.

One victim is in serious but stable condition, while the other is in stable condition. 

No weapon was found at the scene. 

If you have any information contact the Marion County Sheriff's Department at 601-736-2711.

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