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Suspect charged in shooting


A suspect accused of shooting man on Young Street Wednesday has been charged with aggravated assault.

Sammie Turnage, 26, turned himself in to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department late Thursday and was brought back to Corinth on Friday where he was formally charged with aggravated assault, said Corinth Police Department Detective Dell Green. Bond for Turnage was set at $50,000.

Demarcus Tipler was found lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds in front of a red brick house on Young Street around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. He was listed in serious condition Friday afternoon at the Regional Medical Center (The Med) in Memphis where he was airlifted after initially being transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center.

Police have said the shooting happened after the victim had an altercation with another person near where it occurred.