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Weekend shooting in Tupelo may be drug-related

A shooting in Tupelo sent a man to the hospital.

Posted: Apr 15, 2019 2:33 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police are investigating a weekend incident that left a man with a gunshot wound.

Tupelo police officers responded early Sunday morning to the Econo Lodge on Mississippi Drive for a possible shooting.

The victim was wounded in the leg and was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.

According to the Tupelo Police Department, the preliminary investigation indicated the incident was related to illegal narcotics.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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