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5126 Old Mhoon
Landing Road

Tunica, Mississippi 38676

Administrative Office Hours:
8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Juvenile Killed in Shooting

The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a deadly shooting that occurred on Monday, March 5, 2014.  About 5:00 p.m., sheriff deputies were dispatched to Beatline Road in the New Subdivision on a reported shooting.  Upon deputies’ arrival, a juvenile male subject was laying on the ground in need of medical attention.  Pafford EMS arrived and transported the juvenile to the Paul Battle Arena & Exposition Center to be airlifted by Wings to Regional One Health (formerly known as the MED).  The juvenile later died from his injuries.

Witnesses on the scene were able to give deputies a description of the alleged suspect.  A male subject was apprehended and transported to the Tunica County Detention Facility for questioning. 

No names are being released at this time.

If you have any information concerning this incident, you can call the Criminal Investigation Division at (662) 363-1411.