One shot near residence on 5th Street

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - One person was shot in Meridian Monday afternoon during an apparent armed robbery.

It happened just before 12:45 p.m. near a home in the 5200 block of 5th Street.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by ambulance.

Police were seen searching the area for possible suspects.

If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.