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Trial begins for Laurel shooting suspect

Antwune Washington is charged in the 2016 shooting. (Photo Source: Laurel Police Dept.) Antwune Washington is charged in the 2016 shooting. (Photo Source: Laurel Police Dept.)
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The trial for a Laurel man accused of a 2016 shooting began in Jones County Tuesday. 

Antwune Washington is charged in the shooting at the Shadowood Park Apartments, where one person suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. The jury was seated around noon, and the state has called its first witness, Laurel Police Investigator Kim Stewart. 

According to Stewart, authorities got a call of shots fired at 2600 Old Amy Road. When they arrived at the scene, officers found the victim outside one of the apartments with a gunshot wound to the neck.

Police said the shooting happened during an argument that took place outside one of the apartments where alcohol was involved. 

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