UPDATE: Man Charged in Highway J Shooting

Posted: Jul 16, 2013 1:54 PM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jul 16, 2013 3:16 PM

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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.

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