Hattiesburg man accused of shooting family member with pellet gun

Hattiesburg man accused of shooting family member with pellet gun
Gregory Lewis was charged with aggravated assault. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man has been charged with aggravated assault after being accused of shooting a family member with a pellet gun.

Hattiesburg police arrested 56-year-old Gregory Lewis Friday after responding to a report of an injured person in the 300 block of Scooba Street around 2 p.m.

According to police, officers were told the victim had been shot with a pellet gun in the 300 block of J.C. Killingsworth. The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Lewis was taken into custody at the scene and later booked in the Forrest County Jail.

Police said Lewis was involved in an argument with the victim the night before.

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