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Police: Man hit in the head with gun, shot fired in Tupelo

Police are looking for a man accused of hitting another man in the head with a gun.

Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 5:03 PM
Updated: Nov. 30, 2017 7:23 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – A fight in Tupelo leads to one man striking another man in the head with a handgun and a shot fired, according to Tupelo police.

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The incident happened on Thursday at approximately 2 p.m. at Shine Time Superwash on Strauss Street.

The investigation indicates two men got into a physical fight, which led to the assault.

Police say the man who was struck in the head went to the emergency room for treatment. The man’s condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Police say the second man fled the scene before officers arrived. Police have identified the man and charges are pending.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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