Five wounded in Attala County club shooting

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Several people received injuries in an Attala County shooting.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017 2:00 PM

ATTALA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – Five people were injured during a shooting Sunday morning at an Attala County bar.

According to, Attala County deputies were dispatched to the Attala County Lounge near Ethel for reports of shots fired.

Officers arrived and discovered that five people were taken to a local hospital by private vehicles. Some were later taken to University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail says there were multiple shooters. Four different type of gun shells were found.

He says the shooting stemmed from an argument inside the bar and spilled over to the parking lot.

He later clarified that four people were shot. The fifth victim was injured by broken glass.

The media source reports arrest warrants have been issued for two people believed to be connected to the shooting. Nail expects more warrants to be issued in the coming days.

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