Mississippi 3-year-old shot, investigators say

Published 5:38 pm Friday, June 5, 2020

A 3-year-old child has been shot in the stomach, Meridian Interim Police Chief Charles Coleman said Friday.

The child’s condition is not known.

Coleman said police received a report around 2:30 p.m. and the child was taken to Rush Foundation Hospital before being transported to a Jackson hospital.

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The shooting is believed to have occurred in the 2100 block of 13th Avenue, police said.