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Suspect charged in shooting of Laurel 10-year-old

Travis Lamont Lindsey. SOURCE: LPD Travis Lamont Lindsey. SOURCE: LPD
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A suspect has been charged in the Saturday shooting of a Laurel 10-year-old. 

Travis Lamont Lindsey, 29, turned himself in hours after the shooting and was charged aggravated assault, attempted aggravated assault, shooting into an occupied dwelling, drive by shooting and ex-con in possession of a firearm.

His bond was set as $75,000 for aggravated assault, $75,000 for attempted aggravated assault, $50,000 for drive by shooting, $50,000 for shooting into an occupied dwelling and $5,000 for possession of a firearm by an ex-con. He is currently being held in the Jones County Jail. 

Officers responded to a complaint of a shooting around 2:45 Saturday on North 2nd Avenue. 

According to witnesses, the suspect fired multiple shots and fled the scene in a gray/silver vehicle.

According to Laurel Police Chief Tyrone Stewart, the child is currently at a hospital in Jackson. 

Lindsey turned himself into Laurel police hours after the shooting.  

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