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.