1 charged after 9-year-old boy shot in Madison County

Larry Charles Carter, IV (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Department)

UPDATE: Madison County authorities charged 25-year-old Larry Charles Carter, IV with aggravated assault and shooting into a dwelling.

UPDATE: The child that was shot in Madison County Tuesday night is a 9-year-old boy.

Heath Hall with the sheriff’s department said the boy was shot in the chest and arm. He was taken to the hospital and is listed in serious condition.

The suspect is being held at the jail without bond at this time.

CANTON, Mississippi (WJTV) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is confirming that a child was shot in Canton, Mississippi last night.

The incident happened at the Canton Garden Apartments.  One person is in custody.

Department spokesman Heath Hall says he does not know the condition of the child.  The age and identity of the child is not being released at this time.

More information is expected to be released later this morning.

This is a developing story.  More information will be provided as soon as it is available.



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