Posted: Jul 16, 2013 1:54 PM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jul 16, 2013 3:16 PM
MORGAN COUNTY - Deputies charged Gerald Lee Pierce of Morgan County in connection with a July 12 shooting on Highway J.
Pierce was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm. He is being held on a $500,000.00 bond.
Deputies were dispatched to Highway J on July 12 after a victim had left the scene of a shooting and called for help. The victim had been shot in the abdomen with a large caliber handgun.