MPD investigating Tuesday evening shooting

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian police are investigating a shooting in the city that happened Tuesday evening.

Sergeant Dareall Thompson says police were called to the 500 block of 53rd Avenue at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Thompson says a man says he was walking down the street when a white vehicle drove by and someone shot at him. Thompson says the man was shot in the arm, and his injuries are not life-threatening. The man was transported to a local hospital by Metro Ambulance.