15-year-old shot in Newton

Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 4:29 PM CDT
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NEWTON, Miss. (WTOK) - Newton police said they are investigating a person of interest after the shooting of a teenager.

Newton police said a 15-year-old boy was shot while walking down Pine Street Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to a hospital in Meridian and has been released.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim or the person of interest at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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