April 15, 2024

16-Year-Old Seriously Injured In Tupelo Shooting

Morgan Howard

Tupelo Police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile male on Meadow Drive that happened around 2:30 on Sunday, April 14th.
Officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Meadow Drive, in the Haven Acres community, at approximately 2:30 PM for shots fired where they found one victim with multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim, a 16-year-old male, was transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center with serious injuries.
According to witnesses, the shooting began as a disturbance at a residence on Meadow Drive. During the disturbance, a male pulled out a handgun and shot the victim.
The shooter then fled the scene in a vehicle.
This incident is in the early stages of investigation and more information, including the suspect’s name, will be released when appropriate.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact TPD at 662-841-6491, tpdrecords@tupeloms.gov or Crime Stoppers of North East Mississippi at 1-800-773-TIPS.

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