COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Lowndes County mail carrier is undergoing treatment at a local hospital after he was shot during a robbery Thursday.
Lowndes County Chief Deputy Mark Miley tells WTVA.com the man was running a mail route on William Roberts Road when the shooting happened.
He says the man was carried to Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle.
Miley says deputies are following leads and searching the surrounding area for clues and the shooter.
WTVA News has a crew in route and will have more details as they become available.