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Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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01/06/2020

River Pointe Shooting

PRESS RELEASE 

 

PIO NUMBER:              2020-01-05       

DATE OF INCIDENT:    01-05-2020 

TIME OF INCIDENT:    9:23 P.M. (2123 Hours) 

LOCATION:                   River Pointe Apartments - 11595 Old Highway 61 N Robinsonville, MS 38664 

 

DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT: 

Sunday night, January 5, 2020, the Tunica County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call stating shots had been fired at River Pointe Apartments behind building 4G located at 11595 Old Highway 61 N in Robinsonville, MS 38664. One subject was reported to have a gunshot wound. Deputies and first responders were dispatched to the scene. 

 

Upon arrival, deputies discovered one subject who stated he had been shot. The subject was treated by Pafford on scene, and later transported by air (Pafford AirOne) to Region One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee where he was treated and later released. 

 

The victim's father was notified, and the victim was identified as 17-year-old black male. All information relating to the victim is being held. Evidence was collected at the scene and was processed and placed into evidence. 

 

While on scene, deputies were informed by the victim and witnesses of two vehicles leaving the scene at a high rate of speed at the same time of the incident. 

 

Later, Tunica Police Department made contact with one of the vehicles and the driver refused to stop. The driver of the vehicle lost control on Nellie Johnson Drive. The driver, identified as Deshun Isabell, is being detained by Tunica County Sheriff's Office for questioning.  

 

The Tunica County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking information on other subjects related to the incident. Any individual with information is encouraged to call Tunica County Sheriff's Office at 662-363-1411 or Crime Stoppers at 662-910-0400.