Natchez police investigating Thursday night drive-by shooting

Published 8:27 pm Thursday, February 20, 2020

NATCHEZ — Natchez police are investigating a drive by shooting on Old Washington Road that was reported at approximately 7:25 p.m. Thursday.

Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong said one person was struck in the hip and has been transported to Merit Health Natchez with what appeared to be a non-life-threatening injury.

“There may have been another person grazed by gunfire but they had already left the scene when police arrive,” Armstrong said.

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Multiple shots were fired in the shooting, Armstrong said, and investigators are working the scene.

Armstrong asked anyone with information on the shooting to contact the Natchez Police Department.