Two Suffer Injuries in Club Shooting

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Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say a shooting Sunday about 3 a.m. injured two people at a nightclub.

The MPD says officers were outside the club in the 2400 block of 5th Street when they heard a gunshot inside. Late Monday, the MPD confirmed the shooting was at The Sportsman Club.

The police department says patrons started exiting immediately but officers were able to get the crowd under control.

The MPD says one of the victims said he was arguing with a younger black male when that person pulled a gun and shot at him. The victim was grazed in the thigh. The second victim was standing in the area of the two arguing when she was hit in the calf by a bullet.

Police say both victims were treated at local hospitals and released.

Officials say neither victim was able to identify the shooter, however detectives are still working the case.

Anyone who has information about the shooting may report it to Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860, or 311.