Man wanted in Gulfport arrested in New Orleans

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A man wanted for shooting his wife during an argument earlier this month has been arrested in New Orleans. Larry Jerome Poole was wanted by Gulfport Police on an Aggravated Domestic Assault charge.

Investigators said on December 13, Poole and his wife were involved in domestic dispute at a home on South Carolina Avenue. Poole's wife ran from the home, toward the road. According to police, that's when Poole shot her in the leg.

The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment. The wound was not life-threatening.

A week later, Poole was arrested after investigators tracked him down in New Orleans. He was being held at the Orleans Parish Adult Detention Facility awaiting extradition.

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