2 teens shot in Tupelo, 2 suspects detained

Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 9:34 PM CDT
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TUPELO, Miss. (WMC) - Two teens were injured Monday night as a result of a shooting at Theron Nickels Park in Tupelo, police say.

Tupelo police responded to the shooting around 6:30 p.m., where they located one teen with multiple gunshot wounds and another with a graze wound.

The more seriously injured teenager was transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center emergency room for treatment.

A suspect’s car was pulled over by Tupelo police at Gloster and Crossover shortly after the shooting. Two people of interest were detained and a weapon was recovered.

This investigation is in the early stages. Anyone with information is asked to contact TPD at 662-841-6491 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS.

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