A Cape man is found guilty this week in Jackson for assault. 29-year-old Jimmy Bell and 32-year-old Seth Summers were charged with 1st-degree assault and armed criminal action charges. 23-year-old Joshua Abernathie was shot in the left side of the head on County Road 5-35 near Neely's Landing last August. All three drove out there together, parked on a county road and were drinking alcohol when Bell displayed a handgun. He shot Abernathie, who then stumbled to a neighbor's house for help. Bell and Summers were arrested after leaving the scene. A jury found Bell guilty in June. He received 50-years total in state prison. Summers was found guilty by jury Thursday before Judge William Syler. He will be sentenced September 17th.
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