MPD Says Victim Shot in Robbery Attempt

Meridian, Miss.
Meridian police say a victim was shot Monday morning during an attempted robbery.

Officials say the MPD responded to the call at 4:53 a.m. in the 2400 block of 4th Avenue.

The police department says an unknown black male attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint and the victim was shot in the hand. No further description of the suspect was available.

The MPD says the case is still under investigation.