Active Shooter Threats
11:22 AM (January 3, 2024
Suspect Tyrone Scott is in custody of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office.
Scott was apprehended at 11:13 a.m. in the area of MS Highway 3 and Bob Crenshaw Road.
TCSO was assisted by Mississippi Highway Patrol in the apprehending of Tyrone Scott.
Scott is being charged with Domestic Violence - Simple Assault in reference to the incident that occurred on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Scott will be facing charges of Making of Terroristic Threats in reference to the incident that occurred today, Wednesday, January 3, 2024.
Moving forward, Tunica County Sheriff's Office will be working in concert with Veterans Affairs Counselors to seek information available to the services offered that may be provided to Tyrone Scott.
ALERT! ALERT! ALERT!
Possible ACTIVE SHOOTER!
January 3, 2024 9:55 AM
Be on the look out for a 2009 black, Chevrolet Tahoe bearing Tunica County Tag (MS TNA 6986) with a large masonic symbol on the back glass, driven by a black male, 52-year-old, Tyrone Scott of Tunica County.
Tyrone Scott was involved in a domestic disturbance on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, in which he cut his girlfriend with a knife on the hand and left the scene.
Scott contacted the V.A. Crisis Line and called TCSO on 911 and made threats that he is going to commit an active shooting somewhere.
Scott is a military veteran. If you see this vehicle, please contact Tunica County Sheriff's Office (662-363-1411) or dial 911 at your specific location. Tyrone Scott may be armed and dangerous!!
Do not approach this vehicle if you're non-Law Enforcement. We ask the public to take EXTREME CAUTION!
This communication has been forwarded to all area law enforcement, MS Highway Patrol, the news media, and the public.