Man shot in Jasper County, suspect arrested

Man shot in Jasper County, suspect arrested
The shooting happened at a home on County Road 15533 in the Montrose community around 2 p.m. (Source: WDAM)

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Sheriff’s deputies in Jasper County are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, the shooting happened at a home on County Road 15533 in the Montrose community around 2 p.m.

The victim, a 29-year-old man, was shot once in the back and rushed to South Central Regional Medical Center in an ambulance.

Officials said the alleged shooter, identified as 30-year-old Cole Nester, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and shooting into a vehicle.

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