Starkville police investigate Sunday gunfire

Police in Starkville are investigating an incident of gunfire from Sunday morning.

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 4:41 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) – Police in Starkville are investigating an incident of gunfire from Sunday morning.

Near 1 a.m. on Sunday, November 12, a 911 call came into police about a man with a machine gun at the State Theatre.

Upon arrival, officers proved this call to be false. However, police did detain a person who had a handgun.

While on the scene, one shot was fired on nearby Lafayette Street. Police say this incident was unrelated and separate from the earlier call.

Police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved for further investigation. As a result, an unrelated misdemeanor arrest was made.

The discharge of a firearm is under investigation.

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