HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home invasion and robbery near Raymond Thursday night.
It happened on Wright Road near Highway 18.
Major Pete Luke said 35-year-old Terrence Evans and 30-year-old Cleotha Harvey are facing charges of house burglary, armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of cocaine.
Deputies said a homeowner called them just after 9 p.m. Thursday about a masked man who came into the home. Authorities said the burglar assaulted the homeowner with a hammer.
The homeowner grabbed a gun and fired shots; No one was shot, deputies said. Evans and Harvey were arrested at the intersection of Wright Road and Highway 18.
“This type of night time home invasion is uncommon in the unincorporated areas of the county”. “We are pleased to have these suspects in custody and off the streets,” Luke said.