October 7, 2021

West Point teen arrested on attempted murder charges

Therese Apel

A West Point teenager has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing last week.

West Point Police Department said on their Facebook that they responded to a call of a stabbing just before 4 PM on Friday. The victim was already at the North Mississippi Medical Center. The victim was a juvenile.

Austin Hill, 16, was developed as a suspect and arrested on the charge of attempted murder. He is charged as an adult and has been released from the Clay County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

This incident is still under investigation. If you have more information on this incident or others, police ask that you please submit information on the P3 app to Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers or call the West Point Police Department at (662) 494-1244.

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