MPD Investigates Shootings

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say officers responded to a call about a shooting Sunday just before midnight in the 6200 block of Oakland Heights Street.

Authorities say they found a vehicle had been struck by bullets and a man inside who was injured by the gunfire.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His condition was not available.

Police say they are investigating the incident.

A separate shooting was reported Friday night just after midnight.

Meridian police say they responded to a hospital where a man reported he had been shot in the arm while walking in the 1600 block of 25th Avenue. The wound was not life- threatening.

Police say they do not have a good description of the suspect, only that he was a black male who was also on foot.

If you have information about either of these incidents, or any crime, call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.


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