Columbus police arrested two suspects for aggravated assault in separate incidents last week.
Jamie Cortez Milliken, 27, of Fourth Avenue North, and Henry Lamar Chandler, 64, of 19th Street South, have both been charged with aggravated assault manifesting in extreme indifference to life, according to records from Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
Milliken was arrested Monday after he allegedly cut one of his roommates with a knife, Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton told The Dispatch. The attack came after Milliken and his roommates got into an argument over rent payments, though Shelton said it was in retaliation after the fact rather than self-defense.
The victim was treated and released from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Shelton said.
Chandler was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly shot a friend during a “heated argument,” Shelton said. Chandler and the friend had been drinking alcohol when they got into the argument early Wednesday morning.
Shelton said the victim was also treated and released from BMH.
Chandler was released from LCADC on $20,000 bond Friday, according to jail records. Milliken’s bond had not been set as of Friday.
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