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Columbus Police Investigate a Saturday Shooting - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus Police are investigating an incident reported as an accidental shooting.It happened at Evening-side Apartments in Columbus around 5 p.m this evening.- Advertisement -The victim was shot by another person is reporting that it was an accident.The victim received non-l

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-19 04:28:18

Police: One Man Killed In West Point Shooting

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) -One man is dead in West Point, after police confrim a shooting happened Sunday.Police Chief Avery Cook tells WTVA, the incident happened near Progress Street and Fifth Street.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-19 16:47:00

Man flees from Columbus police

gun.... in columbus... a man is in custody after police say they found a stolen gun.... police chief fred shelton says officers stopped a car near the waffle house last night... the passenger, elijah young, tried to run from officers, but was caught behind the restaurant... shelton says officers fou


Rice takes responsibility for Columbus' loss

Columbus will play three of this season's most highly regarded teams -- West Point, Noxubee County, and Starkville -- in the first three weeks of the 2018 season. Those teams combined to win 39 games last season, three Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) North State championships,


Starkville shows myriad weapons in victory

"Year two is always better," Jones said. "I feel like they have a better grasp of the offense and I have a better grasp of who can and who can't. We have the athletes, and it's my job to get them involved. As the season goes on, we'll get better as a unit."

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-18 22:37:03

Person injured in reported accidental shooting

According to a department press release, officers responded to an incident at Eveningside Apartments at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The victim, according to the release, sustained a non-life-threatening injury in the incident.

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-18 22:03:25

School news: Columbus students selected for MSA

Aneth Alvarez (dance), Jacob Browning (vocal music) and Elijah Karriem (vocal music), all of Columbus, have the opportunity to complete their junior and senior years of high school at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) in Brookhaven.MSA is an 11th- and 12th-grade visual and performing arts res

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-18 22:02:25

Police: Man shot at Starkville apartment complex

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A man was shot at a Starkville apartment complex Thursday night, according to police.


Columbus pulls out of LINK

City councilmen voted 3-2 during a budget work session Thursday afternoon not to contribute its normal $100,000 to the economic development organization in Fiscal Year 2019, which begins Oct. 1. Instead, the city shifted those funds to its "professional services" budget in hopes the money will help


Man shot at Starkville apartment complex

of starkville... we're learning new details about a shooting at an apartment complex this morning that sent a man to the hospital... wtva's tanya carter is in the breaking news center with that update... emma, two witnesses say the man who was shot is bobby spratt, who was visiting his girlfriend at


Police: Man arrested after stolen gun found

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A man was arrested after a stolen gun was found in a bag he dropped while trying to run from police Thursday night, according to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.Police stopped a car near the Waffle House in Columbus, Shelton said. The passenger, Elijah Young, tried to run


2 in custody after Lowndes County Assault & Armed Robbery - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- Two people are in custody after an assault and armed robbery in Columbus.It happened around 6:30 Friday evening at the Stringer Manor Apartments.- Advertisement -Deputies were nearby when the call came in.Chief Deputy Marc Miley says the victim was hit with the gun.The


West Point police search for gun thieves caught on camera

new this evening... west point police are asking for your help identifying two people...accused of stealing guns from a local businees... wtva's daniella oropeza joins us in the breaking news center with what you should be on the look out for... this incident happened early this morning around 12:42


5th indictment made in Starkville Parks embezzlement case

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A fifth indictment has been handed down into the misuse of public funds in the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department.According to the Starkville Daily News, an Oktibbeha County grand jury indicted Anthony Stevenson on a single count of conspiracy to defraud the state.


Police look to ID attempted robbery suspect in Columbus

identifying the person they say tried to rob a hotel... this is the person police are looking for... ithappenedat the wingate hotelsaturday just after 4 am.... police saythis manentered the hotel and came behind the check-in counter and attempted to open a safe.... an employee confronted the robber


Columbus cuts funding with the LINK - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

In a 3 to 2 vote during Thursday’s budget meeting, councilmen cut the $100,000 annual payment it makes to the LINK for help in economic development.


Priscella Circle armed robbery suspect arrested

Lafarris Shaquille Barker, 24, of Columbus was arrested Wednesday. LCSO is currently seeking another suspect in the robbery who it has identified as Larry Mandle Hudgins III, 23, also of Columbus.


New faces, same result for West Point

In his first game with several new players on offense, almost all calls made were correct, as West Point rolled past Columbus 55-6 in the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) season opener for both teams at Falcon Field.


Man arrested for embezzlement at country club

A Starkville man is out of jail after being arrested for embezzlement on Wednesday.Police took 28-year-old Quinton Hendrix into custody on suspicion of embezzlement after he turned himself at the police department. Hendrix is suspected of embezzling money at the Starkville Country Club, on South Mon


Police look to ID man for attempted robbery at Columbus hotel

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A man is wanted for attempting to crack open a safe at a Columbus hotel.The incident happened on Saturday, August 11 at the Wingate Hotel just after 4 a.m.