Shirley man arrested on Aggravated Assault Charges.
From the Desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On July 8th, 2012 at approximately 1:37 PM, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office responded to shots fired at 2379 Hwy 9 East in Shirley. After deputies made contact and spoke with the victim, 47 year old Jason Hackworth of Shirley, 41 year old Andrew Jack Severns of Shirley was arrested for Felony Aggravated Assault, Felony Possession of Firearms by Certain Persons and Misdemeanor Domestic Battery in the 3rd Degree. The charges have been filed with 20th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Cody Hiland, and Severns is currently incarcerated and awaiting a first appearance.