Search Warrant Served, Shot Fired

Meridian, Miss. A woman was shot Wednesday as drug agents served a search warrant in Meridian.

The East Mississippi Drug Task Force served the warrant at a residence in the 600 block of Azalea Drive about 3:30 p.m.

Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says a female was injured in the hand and was taken to the emergency room.

Calhoun says in keeping with department policy, the incident will be investigated by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, since an officer's weapon was fired.

The injured woman was expected to be treated and released from the ER.


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