One person shot during altercation at construction site

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -- Meridian police and other first responders rushed to the scene after a person was shot Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened on 35th Ave. near 13th Street. Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose says two people were working at a construction site when they got into an altercation. Then, one person shot the other. The victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance, while the shooter was detained.

No word right now on the status of the victim's injuries.