Tupelo Police investigate Thanksgiving shooting

One person is hospitalized and three people are being sought following a shooting in a Tupelo neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thanksgiving, according to police.

Posted: Nov. 22, 2018 4:20 AM
Updated: Nov. 22, 2018 7:11 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - One person is hospitalized and three people are being sought following a shooting in a Tupelo neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thanksgiving, according to police.

It happened around 1 a.m. on the 1300 block of Ruffwood Rd, a spokesperson for the department said.

The victim told officers he heard several gunshots as he approached his vehicle, police said. He was wounded in the back and taken to North Mississippi Medical Center. His condition is not known.

The suspects are described as male. No further description was given.

Stay with WTVA 9 News as we follow this developing story.

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