Madison man charged with aggravated assault in Cotton District

The Starkville Police Department arrested 21-year-old Harrison S. Browning after responding to a report of an individual being assaulted outside of Gringo’s bar in the 600 block of University Drive.
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RYAN PHILLIPS
SDN EDITOR

A Madison man was arrested early Saturday morning in connection with alleged assault that occurred outside of a Starkville bar.

The Starkville Police Department arrested 21-year-old Harrison S. Browning after responding to a report about 1:37 a.m. of an individual being assaulted outside of Gringo’s bar in the 600 block of University Drive in the city's Cotton District.

Few details have been provided about the incident, but SPD Public Information Officer Brandon Lovelady said the victim was transported to OCH Regional Medical Center and later transported to another hospital for treatment.

Browning was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was later released on $10,000 bond.

Browning was charged under Mississippi Code 97-3-7(2)(a)(i) for “physical assault,” which is defined as an attempt “to cause serious bodily injury to another, or causes such injury purposely, knowingly or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.”

He is scheduled to appear in Starkville Municipal Court on Monday, March 19 at 6 p.m.

Anyone with any information into this or any other incident is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4134 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

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