Three injured in Mississippi shooting, one person in custody

Published 9:20 pm Sunday, May 10, 2020

Three people have been shot and wounded at a house in northeast Mississippi.

Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott told local news outlets that the shooting happened around 5 p.m. Saturday in the rural northern reaches of the county.

The victims were taken to hospitals in West Point and Tupelo. At least two were seriously wounded.

Scott said deputies have someone in custody, but didn’t release a name and said no charges had been filed. He promises a further update Monday.

Online jail records for Clay County on Sunday showed no one in custody matching the description of the incident.