A Ferriday man was shot Thursday afternoon after an altercation with three individuals earlier in the day.

Michael Tennessee Jr., 20, 107 Myers St., Ferriday, was shot at 12:35 p.m Thursday at Maryland and 5th Street.

According to Ferriday Investigator Del’Marcus Johnson, Tennessee was involved in a verbal altercation with Rayshon Hawkins, Aldre Wilkins and Mohnterrius Jefferson, all of Ferriday, earlier Thursday at Aiden’s Grocery on E.E. Wallace in Ferriday.

According to Johnson, Ferriday police talked with Hawkins, Wilkins and Jefferson and were on their way to talk to Tennessee when a call came of shots fired.

Police arrived on the scene to find Tennessee shot in the lower stomach.

Tennessee was taken to Trinity Medical and air-lifted to Rapides General in Alexandria.

Johnson said Tennessee underwent surgery Friday morning and is in stable condition.

Hawkins was charged with attempted second degree murder, while Wilkins and Jefferson were charged with principle to second degree murder.

The three are being held at the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s office.

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