Saturday Night Shooting Sends One to Hospital

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Meridian, Miss. One man was taken to the hospital Saturday night after being shot in the back.

The Meridian Police Department tells Newscenter 11 it happened about 6:20 near Western Gardens Apartments. Investigators say the victim was running towards the apartment complex when the shooting happened.

Right now, police say they have one person of interest in this case, but say no one has been taken into custody. The victim's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

If you have any information about this case, you can call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.