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Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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08/15/2020

Shooting at Levee Commissary

PRESS RELEASE 

 

DATE OF INCIDENT:    08-15-20 

TIME OF INCIDENT:    12:13 A.M. (0013 Hours) 

LOCATION:                 Levee Commissary - Tunica, MS 38676 

 

DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT: 

On Saturday, August 15, 2020 at approximately 12:13 a.m. (0013 hours), the Tunica County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call stating that one individual had been shot at the Levee Commissary. Deputies and first responders were dispatched to the scene. 

Upon arrival, deputies located one individual suffering a gunshot wound. The victim was treated on scene by Pafford and transported to the Paul Battle Arena to be airlifted by Wings to a hospital. The victim has been identified as Daniel Walker, a 22-year-old white male.  

On scene, one suspect was identified and taken into custody by the Tunica County Sheriff's Office. The suspect was identified as James Tiner, a 59-year-old white male, of Senatobia Mississippi. 

Tiner appeared before a judge on Sunday, August 16, 2020 and was issued a bond for $50,000.00 for the charge of aggravated assault. 

This incident remains under investigation by the Tunica County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400.