Shots Fired at Western Gardens


Meridian, Miss. Meridian police responded to a call about shots being fired at Western Gardens apartments just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Police confirm one person was shot and numerous rounds were fired into four apartments and a vehicle.

Three people were injured, one by a bullet. The shooting victim was injured in the lower torso, and police say it was not thought to be life-threatening. Two others were injured as they were trying to run from the scene and were treated and released.

During the shootings, a gas line was also hit, adding to the emergency. Firefighters were on hand as well as gas company officials to secure the area.

Meridian detectives have been working the scene, attempting to speak to witnesses and looking for those responsible.

If you have any information about who is responsible for firing the shots, call 911, or Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.


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