On Monday, July 16, 2012 at 8:25 p.m., Tunica County deputies responded to 2598 Old Highway 61 North (The Front Porch) in reference to a drive-by shooting. One subject was grazed from a gunshot. Pafford Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene to provide medical assistance. Witnesses stated that an unknown black male fled the scene in a light colored Ford Crown Victoria heading north on Old Highway 61.
At this time, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, along with Desoto County Sheriff’s Office, are out searching for the suspect on Interstate 69, the area believed to be the last direction of travel.
More details will be released as they become available.
If anyone has any information concerning the drive-by shooting at the “The Front Porch” please call Tunica Crime Stoppers at (662) 910-0400.