Roads are still very dangerous. Please do NOT travel, if possible.
510 N. Commerce Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
 

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Main: (662) 841-9040
Dispatch: (662) 680-5766
Fax: (662) 841-9044

Shooting

Shooting

1/17/2021

On 01-16-2021, at around 1449 hours, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call of multiple individuals shot at Tupelo Trace Apartments on Mitchell Road. Deputies arrived on scene and found three individuals shot. One was pronounced deceased on the scene and two others transported to the NMMC for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds. One is in critical condition and the other is being treated for non life threatening gunshot wounds. The scene was then processed by Investigators and multiple pieces of evidence were found to be sent to the crime lab for processing. Initial findings at the scene show multiple shots were fired inside the vehicle and all three individuals were shot in the process. This is still an ongoing investigation but there was no indication that any other individuals were involved in the incident. An autopsy will be done at the State Medical Examiners office and this case will be presented to the next Lee County Grand Jury.

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