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Investigators looking for suspect in Wednesday night shooting

Sept 20 2018

Posted: Sep 20, 2018 7:50 PM
Updated: Sep 20, 2018 7:50 PM

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county last nightthat sent one man to the hospital. w-t-v-a's xavier harris is live in starkville with what some folks are saying. there's one thing i heard from everyone i spoke with todayabout this shooting near starkville -- fear. ." "i'm scared because i don't know where i could be, i could be walking and something happens and i don't want that to happen to me." that comment is one of many following the wednesday night shootingnear highways 82 and 182 that sent one man to the hospital. "if somebody shoots one time their more than likely to do it again." deputies have been searching the blackjack area for more leads on who that suspect is. witnesses in the area described the suspect to be a black man standing 5 feet 7 dressed in all black. stand up and while no one in the blackjack community wanted to say anything or go on camera i spoke with some residents around the area who says knowing that there is still a shooter on the loose puts them in a lot of fear. "i go to school right there and it's so close to campus that scares me a lot because i don't know what he looks like i could walk passed him or drive pass him and have no idea." "it's kind of crazy to think of because you know it's a small college town and really it's just. a lot of young kids around here and just to think that somebody was out here shooting it's a little nerve racking." our news partner, the starkville daily news, reports the victim suffered two gun shots wounds and is expected to be okay.. ive reached out to the sheriffs department for more answers but was unable to reach anyone... the sheriff's departmentis urging youif you know anything about the shooting or the suspect described to call them. live in starkville, xavier harris wtva nine news. new
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