St. Martin Man Charged In Shooting

A heated dispute landed a St. Martin man in jail Thursday for allegedly shooting another man.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd says around 1:30 Thursday afternoon, Rex Climer got into an argument with Ray Slay at Slay's house on M and L Street.

Investigators believe the argument was drug related. The sheriff says the two men began fighting over a gun when Slay was shot in the arm.

Climer is charged with aggravated assault.