Reward offered following a convenience store shooting

A reward is being offered following a shooting of the store owner of the East Side Quick Stop in Pontotoc.

Posted: Dec 27, 2019 7:29 PM

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - Police are hoping a reward will lead to the arrest of three men who robbed the East Side Quick Stop and shot the owner of the store. 

All three robbers had handguns, and the owner was alone at the time of the incident.

East Side Quick Stop is located on East Oxford Street in Pontotoc.

A robber shot the owner in the head, but the owner was able to call 911.

Pontotoc Police Chief Randy Tutor says doctors released the owner from the hospital, and he is recovering at home. 

The Yemen American Association is offering a five thousand dollar reward with information that leads to an arrest or conviction. 

This is in addition to the reward Crime Stoppers is offering. 

The reward from Crime Stoppers can be up to two thousand dollars depending on the information given. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pontontoc Police Department at 662-489-7804 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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