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Shooting at X-Treme Carwash


Press Release
Monday, February 26, 2024, at approximately 8:36 p.m., the Tunica County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding shots fired in the area of X-Treme carwash, located at 1685 US Highway 61 S in Tunica, MS.
Sheriff Deputies and the Town of Tunica Police Officers were dispatched to the area. Upon arrival, deputies and officers made contact with a 2001, tan in color, Buick with multiple bullet holes. The occupant of the vehicle was located unharmed. The individual was able to tell authorities that subjects in a white Kia had shot at his vehicle. Additionally, a residence located near the scene, on Hospital Street, was struck by the gunfire.
At 8:45 p.m., deputies discovered a white Kia off the roadway in front of Rosa Fort High School on U.S. Hwy 61 N. This vehicle was unoccupied. This vehicle was determined to be a stolen vehicle.
Witnesses were able to tell deputies that subjects fled from this vehicle on foot towards the Old Subdivision. Sheriff Deputies and K9 searched the area, but no suspects were located during the search.
Through deputies' initial investigation, the following suspects were identified:
• Prinderius Carter, 19, of Tunica
• Prinnis Carter Jr., 21, of Tunica
• Eric Oliver Jr., 18, of Tunica
• Ceedrick Wheeler, 19, of Robinsonville
-These four suspects are being charged with the following:
1. Conspiracy
2. Drive by Shooting
3. Shooting into a Dwelling
4. Attempted Murder
5. Receiving Stolen Property
Warrants have been issued for these suspects' arrest. As of today, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, the following arrests have been made:
-Prinderius Carter, 19, bond: $250,000
-Eric Oliver Jr., 18, bond: $250,000
On Thursday, March 8, 2024, Ceedrick Wheeler, 19, of Robinsonville turned himself in and is in custody at the Tunica County Sheriff's Office and is awaiting an initial appearance.
Priniss Carter Jr. is still at large. Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of Carter is urged to call Tunica County CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400, any information leading to an arrest may pay up to $1,000.00. You may also call Tunica County Sheriff's Office at 662-363-1411. This individual is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you make contact with Carter, please contact 911 immediately.
This investigation is active and ongoing. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact TCSO at 662-363-1411. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400.
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