UPDATE: Saltillo man accused of shooting son in Tupelo

Ricky Fair | Photo: Lee County Jail

Tupelo police have released more information about last Friday's shooting that left one person wounded.

Posted: Jul. 16, 2018 3:58 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police have released more information about last Friday's shooting that left one person wounded. 

The shooting happened sometime near 5:15 p.m. in the area of North Green Street and Debro Street. 

RELATED: One wounded, one arrested following Tupelo shooting 

Officers responded for a reported shooting. Police found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds.  

The suspected shooter, Ricky Fair, 53, of Saltillo, had reportedly shot the victim and fled the scene. 

Officers located Fair a block away in a van and vehicle pursuit began. Police say Fair circled the area, rammed a vehicle and pointed a weapon at officers. 

Fair stopped at the intersection of North Green Street and Lockridge Street where he surrendered after a "brief standoff" with officers. 

"During the pursuit, Fair was seen several times attempting to load a shotgun," police stated 

A shotgun was recovered at the scene of his capture. 

"Preliminary investigation indicated that this shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute and that the victim is Fair's son," police stated. 

The victim's wounds do not appear to be life-threatening. 

Fair has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault, felony child endangerment, felony fleeing, simple assault on a police officer and possession of a firearm by a felon. 

His bond was set at $250,000. 

Additional charges may be filed as the investigation continues. 

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