PIO NUMBER: 2019-31-10
DATE OF INCIDENT: 10-31-2019
TIME OF INCIDENT: 10:48 P.M. (2248 Hours)
LOCATION: OLD SUB AREA - ANDERSON STREET/EDWARDS AVENUE - TUNICA, MS 37686
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT:
Thursday night, October 31, 2019, Tunica County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired on or near Anderson Street and Edwards Avenue in the Old Sub area in Tunica. One caller advised of one black male suffering gunshot wounds.
Deputies and first responders were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, it was discovered the victim needed medical attention. Pafford transported the subject to the Tunica Airport to be transported by air (Pafford AirOne) to Region One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Tunica County Sheriff's Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time. An update to victim's condition is currently unknown.
This is an ongoing investigation. The Sheriff's Office is asking that anyone with information pertaining to the crime, please contact the Tunica County Sheriff's Office at (662) 363-1411 or Tunica County Crime Stoppers at (662) 910-0400.