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Nephew shoots uncle in Waffle House

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Gunfire erupted inside a crowded Waffle House when police say a nephew shot his uncle during an argument.

JPD officers responded to the scene at 425 East McDowell Road around 3:30 Sunday morning. There they say 24-year-old Shannon Sturgis shot his uncle 29-year-old Malcolm Jones both of Terry.

According to police Jones approached Sturgis inside the restaurant. The two men exchanged words about a vehicle that was recently given to Sturgis. Sturgis pulled out a gun and shot Jones six times. He was transported to a local hospital.

A security guard held him at gunpoint until JPD officers arrived.

Another patron, Douglas Bishop, was hit in the foot and transported to CMMC with non life threatening injuries.

Sturgis is charged with aggravated assault.

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