One injured in Laurel shooting, man charged

One injured in Laurel shooting, man charged
Matthew Aldridge, 31, was charged with aggravated assault. (Photo source: Laurel Police Department)

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel police charged a man with aggravated assault in a Tuesday afternoon shooting.

Officers responded to the shooting on Third Avenue and 17th Street around 12:12 p.m. and found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound, according to a Laurel Police Department news release.

The man was transported to South Central Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police said 31-year-old Matthew Aldridge was arrested a short time later in the 2000 block of North Third Avenue.

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