18-year-old arrested for shooting man in car

18-year-old arrested for shooting man in car

OLIVE BRANCH, MS (WMC) - An 18-year-old is behind bars after shooting a man who was sitting in a car, according to police.

Olive Branch police responded to a shots fired call in the 9300 block of Stateline Road at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Police later found that the victim had been taken to the hospital for gunshot injuries.

Police said the 22-year-old victim was sitting in a car when Rodney Smith, 18, shot him in the chest.

Smith was later arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a weapon or other means to produce death.

Smith is being held on a $1 million bond.

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