MPD Investigating Quadruple Shooting

Meridian, Mississippi The Meridian Police Department says four people were shot early Sunday morning in downtown Meridian.

Investigators say the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of 5th Street. When officers arrived, they discovered four people who sustained gunshot wounds. MPD says one victim was transported by ambulance to a hospital and the other victims were transported by private vehicles. None of the injuries are considered life threatening.

Captain Dean Harper says details are sketchy at this time due to the lack of victim and witness cooperation. However, he tells Newscenter 11 that officers were able to conclude that three handguns were used and between 10 and 15 rounds were fired.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crimestoppers. The number is 601-485-1860.


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