Tupelo shooting claims life of teenage girl

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the deceased as Tiara Dancer.

Posted: Jan 29, 2020 9:51 AM
Updated: Jan 29, 2020 4:35 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tuesday night’s shooting in Tupelo killed a 17-year-old girl.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the deceased as Tiara Dancer. The coroner is sending the body to Pearl for an autopsy.

Tiara Dancer

The shooting happened on Meadow Drive in the Haven Acres area.

The shooting happened on Meadow Drive in the Haven Acres area.

Tupelo Police Capt. Chuck McDougald said one person was found dead at the scene.

Police also responded to the hospital for a report of a patient suffering from gunshot wounds. Police have not released the identity of this person nor his or her current medical condition.

Previous Article - Death investigation underway in Haven Acres area of Tupelo

Police have not released further information about the incident. 

Updated Article - 19-year-old from Belden arrested for Tupelo murder

Police are asking for the public's help identifying any witnesses or video of the incident.

Anyone with information can call the police department at 662-841-6491 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at 1-800-773-8477.

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