On Thursday, July 21, 2017, the Starkville Police Department, with the assistance of the U.S Marshal Task Force, arrested 27-year old Portia C. Manning, of Starkville, for a felony warrant related to a July 8 aggravated assault (shooting) that occurred at an apartment complex on Everglade Avenue. Manning was also charged with possession of controlled substance (felony), disorderly conduct, and possession of marijuana.
The victim was treated and released from OCH Regional Medical Center.
Manning is in the Oktibbeha County Jail with total bond of $33,102. This bond includes a prior charge of carrying a concealed weapon and violating the terms and conditions of her probation on a previous conviction in the Starkville Municipal Court. Her next municipal court appearance is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m.
Anyone with any information into this, or any other, incident is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.