Hinds man injured in shooting at club

Published 11:25 am Monday, January 16, 2012

A Hinds County man was at University Medical Çenter in Jackson with gunshot wounds and another faces a charge of aggravated assault after a Sunday morning shooting at a Utica nightclub, according to the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department.

Marvin Lee Ross, 36, of Utica was being held without bond in the Hinds County Detention Center, pending an initial court appearance. He is accused of shooting the unidentified man at Myles Cafe, 1038 Griffin Road, Utica, about 2:45 a.m.

A news release from the sheriff’s department said several men were involved in a fight before the shooting. Witnesses said they saw Ross leave the cafe, return with a handgun, and fire several shots into the club, hitting the victim several times.

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The victim was flown to University of Mississippi Medical Center, but because his name was withheld by sheriff’s deputies, a report on his condition was not available.

Ross was arrested after a description of his car was given to deputies by witnesses.