Teenagers Injured by Gunfire

Meridian police say two people were shot Wednesday about 7:30 p.m. while traveling in a vehicle near Highway Village.

An 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old female suffered injuries. Police say both were treated at a local hospital.

The MPD said the male received a minor injury from a gunshot grazing his shoulder area, while the female received a more serious injury with a gunshot wound to the back.

Police say they don't believe the incident was a random shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.


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