UPDATE: Man wanted in double shooting investigation released

Demetric Bridges


Demetric Bridges is no longer in police custody.

Commander Tyree Jones, of the Jackson Police Department, says all charges against Bridges have been dropped at this time.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man wanted in connection with a double shooting is now in custody.

Police said  35-year-old Demetric Bridges turned himself in Friday. He is wanted for two counts of aggravated assault.

Officers went to a shooting on Bent Tree Drive on August 7. JPD said two people were shot during an attempted robbery. A woman was shot in both legs, and a man was shot in the chest and an arm.

Bridges was the second person identified as a suspect in this case.Police charged 28-year-old Orlando Williams in connection with the crime.

The male victim was able to shoot Williams during the attempted robbery. Police identified Williams as a suspect after he showed up to a hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound. He was taken into custody that same day.

Anyone with information about Bridges’ whereabouts, contact police.

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