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Miss. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Natchez case

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JACKSON, Mississippi — The Mississippi Supreme Court declined Thursday to hear an appeal from a Natchez man seeking a new trial for shooting at an Adams County sheriff's deputy in 2006.

Anthony Donnell Williams is serving a 30-year sentence.

In 2007, Williams guilty to aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and other charges. Williams wanted a new trial because of what he called a faulty indictment. A state judge denied the petition in 2009. The Appeals Court upheld the ruling in June.

Court records show Williams allegedly knocked down a deputy to the ground and tried to shoot him with a handgun, which misfired. Williams got into his car, led the deputies on a chase and was captured after deputies shot out a tire, according to the court record.

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