Police: Mississippi child injured when man follows father into home, begins shooting

Published 10:31 am Friday, April 30, 2021

Mississippi officials are investigating a shooting. that left a 6-year-old boy injured.

The shooting was reported about 8:45 p.m. Thursday at Vintage Apartments on Houston Avenue in Jackson, police said.

According to local news sources, the father of the six-year-old reportedly had an argument with his neighbor when an unknown man followed the father into his home and firing several gunshots.

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The father then reportedly returned fire. The far then discovered that the son had been shot in the leg.

The boy treated at a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.