CHICKASAW CO., Miss. – (WCBI) A Chickasaw County man is behind bars, after a scuffle ended in gunfire.
Published reports (http://tinyurl.com/ptcvps6) show that Harold Mack Patterson is now charged with aggravated assault.
Deputies were called, after the shooting in the McCondy community Wednesday night. Medical staff at Trace Regional Medical Center contacted law enforcement after Steve Smith came into the emergency room with a gunshot wound to the neck.
Patterson and Smith are reportedly co-workers. A verbal altercation allegedly ended with the two men wrestling. That’s when the gun fired.
Bond for Patterson will be set when he makes his first court appearance on Friday.