HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT)- A shooting outside a sports bar in Hazlehurst leaves one man seriously injured.
Hazlehurst police officers received reports of shots fired just before 10:00 pm Saturday night in the parking lot of Scraps.
The sports bar is located in the on West Whitworth Street. According to Police Chief Byron Swilley, a verbal disagreement led to a physical altercation between 42 year old Gerald Norris Jr. and 30 year old Adam Bridges.
Swilley says Bridges hit Norris over the head with a beer bottle then Norris fired two to three shots.
Bridges was airlifted to UMC. His lower body is paralyzed. Norris has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
Copyright 2011 WLBT. All rights reserved.