Suspect charged in shooting of Laurel 10-year-old

Suspect charged in shooting of Laurel 10-year-old

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.