New details in Monday afternoon shooting

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - New details have been released in the shooting of a man Monday afternoon in Meridian

The incident took place around 2:30 p.m. Monday at a home on 45th Avenue near 12th Street. Meridian investigators say the victim was meeting someone at the home to purchase a firearm.

Police say the victim was shot by the man looking to sell the gun.

The victim ran from the home and was eventually taken to the hospital. Meridian police are currently searching for the suspected shooter.

If you have information, you are asked to contact police or the East Mississippi Crimestoppers line at 855-485-TIPS.