A West Point resident will be charged with aggravated assault following a Tuesday night shooting.
According to West Point Police Chief of Investigations Albert Lee, about 7 p.m. Tuesday officers responded to a disturbance call at Red Wine Circle in West Point.
â€śWhen officers arrived they found a black male with a gunshot wound,â€ť Lee said. â€śParamedics arrived and he was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.â€ť
Lee said WPPD could not release the name of the victim as of Wednesday, but that the victim is still undergoing treatment.
Earnest Oâ€™Neal, 24, of 540 Red Wine Circle in West Point, was taken into custody later that night in connection with the shooting, according to Lee.
Oâ€™Neal was taken to the Clay County Detention Center and his bond was set at $50,000.
He is set to appear May 6 in municipal court on charges of aggravated assault.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this case may call WPPD at 662-494-1244 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-531-7151.