A 35-year-old Laurel man is dead after being gunned down at a nightclub.
Police say they responded to a shooting at the American Legion Hut on East Elmo Street in Laurel around 12:30 am Monday. Authorities says when they arrived on the scene they noticed a black male on the ground who had been shot twice in the chest.
Police have not released the name of the victim, but they have made an arrest. Maurice Pruitt, 33, of Laurel, was arrested monday morning on murder charges. Pruitt is being held in the Jones County jail without bond.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department arrested two suspects after a second church in the area was burglarized on Monday morning. Surveillance footage of the Indian Springs Baptist Church showed a white male and white female break into the church and steal an undetermined amount of cash. Deputies were able to positively identify Roderick Zamora, 30, of Ovett, who was taken into custody on Wednesday, according to a Jones County Sheriff's Dept. press release. Zamora la...More >>
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