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Saturday August 1st, 2015 6:16PM

Jackson County assault suspect in custody

By Staff
JEFFERSON - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office was called to the Highway 124 Texaco Station Saturday in response to a shooting.<br /> <br /> Upon arrival Deputies discovered a male who had been shot outside the store but who had relocated inside the store. The suspect, found in the parking lot, was detained after a female witness pointed him out to Deputies as the shooter.<br /> <br /> The female stated the shooter, identified as Terry Lynn Seagraves, 47, of Talmo, tried to run her and the male victim off the road several times.<br /> <br /> She drove her vehicle into the parking lot of the Texaco to reach a more populated area. <br /> <br /> Seagraves allegedly approached the passenger side of the vehicle, shooting the male passenger in the lower part of his body.<br /> <br /> Seagraves then ordered the victim out of the vehicle and to get down on his knees. Seagraves threw the gun in the back of his truck and grabbed a baseball bat, following the victim into the store and then assaulted the victim with the bat. <br /> <br /> Seagraves was leaving the store when Deputies arrived on the scene.<br /> <br /> Seagraves was arrested and charged with one count of Family Violence Aggravated Assault, three counts of Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Battery, Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a crime and Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder.<br /> <br /> Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum said Seagraves is currently in the Jackson County Jail with no bond.<br />
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