Como man arrested for aggravated assault

Published 5:31 pm Thursday, May 23, 2024

A man was arrested recently for allegedly shooting his son.

According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office, at about 2:08 a.m. On May 19, deputies were dispatched to 806 CR 504 in Como for a report of a shooting.

On arrival, deputies found William Robert Adams Jr. in the living room of the home with a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the MED in Memphis for his injuries.

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After an investigation, William Robert Adams Sr., 54, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $100,000 bond.

The victim is in stable condition and is expected to recover, according to the LCSO.