Shooting suspect captured, receives $250,000 bond
Published 2:46 pm Monday, March 15, 2021
PORT GIBSON — Investigators with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department have arrested one person in connection to a shooting last Thursday.
Just before midnight on March 11, investigators with the department were dispatched to the emergency room at Claiborne County Hospital in response to a report of a gunshot victim.
There, investigators were informed by a witness that Devon Phillips reportedly shot the victim after an altercation and then fled the scene.
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On Friday, Phillips was found, arrested and charged with aggravated assault with the use of a deadly weapon.
Phillips was arraigned Sunday and received a $250,000 bond. The name of the victim and the site of the altercation were not provided by authorities.