Shooting suspect surrenders to Laurel Police


A child is hospitalized and a suspect in jail after a shooting Saturday afternoon in Laurel.

Witnesses told police a suspect fired several shots in the 1000 block of North 2nd Avenue -- and later fled the scene in a silver vehicle. Police say a ten-year-old child was wounded in the incident.

Police say the suspect -- Travis Lamont Lindsey, 29 -- turned himself into authorities. The child is currently hospitalized in a Jackson Hospital.

Lindsey was charged with the following today:

  1. Aggravated Assault - $75,000

  2. Attempted Aggravated Assault - $75,000

  3. Shooting into an occupied Dwelling - $50,000

  4. Drive by Shooting - $50,000

  5. Ex-Con in Possession of a Firearm -$5,000

Lindsey’s bond was revoked from an Ex-Con charge earlier this month and he is being held in the Jones County Jail.

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