Pontotoc County Jurors Find Man Accused Of Felony Crime Guilty



PONTOTOC CO., Miss. (WCBI) – The suspect claimed self-defense, but Wednesday, the jury didn’t believe him.

Sergio Sebastian Gonzalez is found guilty of aggravated assault with
a deadly weapon against Andres Gonzalez.

It happened two years ago. Prosecutors in the First Circuit Court say while Gonzalez and his wife were separated, she obtained a protection order against him.

Gonzalez violated the order, and was charged with attacking the victim, who was visiting in the home.

Gonzalez allegedly used a knife and stabbed the victim numerous times.

Judge Jim Pounds has sentenced Gonzalez to 20 years in prison.

The Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case.

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