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Tupelo police hunt suspect following New Year's shooting

A person was shot on New Year's Day at a bar in Tupelo.

Posted: Jan. 2, 2018 11:53 AM
Updated: Jan. 2, 2018 6:51 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Tupelo police are hunting down the person accused of shooting another person at a bar on New Year’s Day.

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Early that morning near 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the emergency room at North Mississippi Medical Center for a shooting victim.

The victim said they were shot at Terry’s Bar and Grill on Front Street. The wounds did not appear to be life-threatening, police report.

The victim was able to drive to the ER.

Police describe the suspect as a thin-build man, approximately 6 feet in height, last seen wearing dark clothes and a ski mask.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Tupelo police at 662-841-6491 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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