Two injured in afternoon shooting

Published 6:16 pm Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Two people were injured in a shooting at the intersection of Beaumont Street and Woodlawn Avenue this afternoon and police have a subject in custody.

Lorenzo Green was shot twice in the upper body according to police. He is being treated at University Medical Center in Jackson and is in stable condition.

Iris Green was also hit by a stray bullet, Natchez Police Chief Mike Mullins said.

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Green was treated and released from Natchez Regional Hospital.

Ricardo Matthews, 19, 14 Prentiss Street turned himself in within an hour of the shooting and is being held awaiting arraignment. Matthews has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.