MPD investigates shootings

Meridian police answered calls about a couple of shooting incidents this week.

The MPD says officers responded at 4:19 p.m. Jan. 9 to a shooting in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The victim was shot in the forearm and was treated by Metro Ambulance personnel.

The department says another shooting incident was reported Tuesday at 9:37 p.m. Complainants told police they had been followed by a vehicle and shots were fired at them at South Frontage Road and Anderson Road. No one was struck by the bullets.

Both cases are still under investigation. If you have information about these or any other crimes, call Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.