Drive-By Shooting Reported in Meridian Neighborhood

Meridian, Miss. A local elementary school was put on lock-down as Meridian police responded to multiple shots fired nearby Tuesday afternoon.

A drive-by shooting happened at 54th Avenue and Arthur Street about 2:30 p.m., near Oakland Heights Elementary.

Two vehicles may have been involved, but the descriptions given are inconsistent, a gray or possibly light blue Malibu and a brown SUV, possibly a Tahoe.

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

Oakland Heights administrators say all was clear and back to normal by dismissal time.


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