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3 suspects, gray car sought in gas station shooting

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 6:38 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - A gray car and three suspects are being sought after a night of violence Tuesday evening in Meridian. Police say a man was shot four times at the Citgo on Highway 39.

Officers are on the lookout for two black males and a black female driver who were in a gray sedan.

The unidentified victim told the officers that he recognized the men in the car from when he was fired at by them a week ago. He said when he saw them Tuesday, he pulled out a gun and fired a round at them and they returned fire. .

The man was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

“When I spoke to him he started telling what really happened. He explained what happened a couple of weeks ago that lead to the first situation and then when he saw them again that day, he was honest about it. His story was a little jumbled due to the medication that he had in his system but after watching the video we learned what took place.”

Sgt. Brandon Fireplace / Meridian Police Department

Detectives say it’s only a matter of time before they get to the bottom of this case, but the first few days are the most important for an investigation. They say the best thing for the suspects to do is to turn themselves in and tell their side of the story.

As always, if you have any information on this crime or any other, please call Meridian police or Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.

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