MPD seeking help to ID shooting suspect

28-year-old Melvin Thaggard, Jr., of Enterprise, died of a gunshot wound to the chest Sunday.
28-year-old Melvin Thaggard, Jr., of Enterprise, died of a gunshot wound to the chest Sunday.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 12:53 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - A man was shot and killed Sunday at Magnolia Court Apartments, 1801 24th Street.

28-year-old Melvin Thaggard, Jr., of Enterprise, died of a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead about 1:30 p.m.

The Meridian Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying the suspect in this case. If you have any information please contact the Meridian Police Department at 601-485-1893 or Crime Stoppers at 1-855-485-8477.