September 7, 2021

Teenager Wounded In Ellisville Shooting

Mary Apel

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department was with the Ellisville Police Department Monday at the scene of a shooting at Elmwood Apartments on Mize Street in Ellisville.

A teenage boy was shot three times by an unknown suspect. The victim sustained serious injuries by gunfire and was transported by EMServ Ambulance Service to an area hospital for treatment.

Ellisville Police Chief Bruce Russell requested JCSD assistance with Patrol Division and Criminal Investigations Division personnel responding.

The unknown male shooter is at large, but is believed to have fled the area in a vehicle. No further information on the shooter or a vehicle description is available at this time. JCSD Investigator Sgt. J.D. Carter is assisting EPD with the investigation.

“We are assisting the Ellisville Police Department with their investigation into this shooting,” Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin said. “As a suspect is developed, we will provide whatever resources are needed to assist in affecting the arrest of the suspect.”

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call EPD at 601-477-9252, JCSD at 601-425-3147 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).

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