Police are searching for a man accused of stealing from an area homeowner, which led to a chain of events.
Investigators say the suspect stole a homeowner's trailer in Lauderdale County. Police tell us the homeowner then began chasing the suspect.
In the process, the homeowner started shooting at the suspect and hit another person. No word on the condition of that person at this time.
Authorities say the suspect eventually crashed on Hamilton Avenue in Meridian and that they are searching for that individual now.
Newscenter 11 will continue to follow this story as the Meridian Police Department, Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, and Mississippi Highway Patrol investigate.
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