WPPD makes arrest in Thursday deli shooting


Natrell Cox

Natrell Cox



Dispatch Staff Report



West Point police have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a Thursday night shooting at a West Point deli. 


Authorities charged 19-year-old Natrell Cox with aggravated assault with a weapon on Friday, according to Clay County Jail logs. On Friday, investigators named Cox as a person of interest after the shooting. 


The shooting happened at North Division Street at about 10:30 p.m. A victim was shot in the arm and taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for surgery for ligament damage, according to West Point Police Chief Avery Cook.  


Cox, according to the jail log, was in jail without bond as of Saturday afternoon.




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