January 9, 2024

Simpson County teen shot in back after getting off school bus

Therese Apel

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Authorities say a Simpson County teenager who was shot just after getting off a bus is recovering.

Simpson County Sheriff Paul Mullins told WLBT that the 16-year-old was shot in the back after getting off the school bus around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators told reporters it seemed as though the victim was targeted.

If you know anything about this crime, please call your local law enforcement or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).

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