ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Adams County deputies arrested two men in connection to a shooting that happened on Saturday, May 21.
Deputies said they responded to a shooting on Saragossa Road around 11:15 p.m. Before they arrived, the victim, Givonni Dent, was taken to Merit Health by a private vehicle with a gunshot wound to his thigh area.
After interviewing witnesses, deputies arrested Jadarius Knight at the scene.
In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 22, deputies went to a home on Second Street to question Brandon Brooks. While searching his bedroom, investigators said they found a stolen Glock 9mm pistol.
Books was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm. Knight was charged with aggravated assault use of a deadly weapon.
Sheriff Travis Patten said additional arrests could be made once ballistics have been compared at the Mississippi Crime Lab.