Police investigate shooting near Velma Young Center

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian police are investigating a shooting that took place late Friday night. One person was taken to the hospital.

The calls started coming in about shots fired at midnight near the Velma Young Center on 26th Street.

There was a party going on in the building at the time. Sergeant Dareall Thompson says a disagreement inside the building was carried outside and that's when shots were fired. Authorities were on scene quickly.

Thompson says the victim didn't suffer life threatening injuries. Police are searching for those involved.