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Natchez police investigating Thursday night drive-by shooting

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.

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.