Police investigate assault

Police in LaGrange, Ga. are investigating an aggravated assault.

On Thursday around 3:30 p.m.. Demario Beals of West Point, Ga., was walking down Houston Street in the 800 block. He was approached by two black males.

A verbal altercation ensued and one of the men took out a handgun and fired a shot in the direction of Beals.

Anyone with information should call LaGrange police at 706-883-2617 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.