Two arrested for aggravated assault
Two men are in custody in Moss Point after police say they shot a man for no reason.
Twenty-six year-old Patrick Thompson and 30-year-old Demetrius Howard, both of Pascagoula, were arrested and charged with aggravated assault after a 9-1-1 call of shots fired at Gautier Street near Fernando Avenue around 1:30 this morning.
On scene, officers found a victim with gunshot wounds to his neck and face that are not life threatening. Witnesses told officers they say a white Honda Accord fleeing the scene.
Howard, the driver of the car, was stopped and arrested and Thompson was arrested around 8:30 this morning. The victim informed officers that Howard and Thompson shot him for no apparent reason.