MPD Investigates Man Being Shot While Driving

Meridian, Miss.

Meridian police say a person reported being shot in the leg early Wednesday as he drove a vehicle.

Officers responded at 2 a.m. to a local hospital when a patient came in for treatment of the wound.

Police were told the victim was traveling on Russell Drive when a round came through the door and struck his leg.

A gray vehicle may have been involved but no further information was available.

The victim has since been released from the hospital.

If anyone has information about this incident, call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.