Meridian Police Department Investigating Attempted Robbery and Shooting
Tonight, the Meridian Police Department is looking for 19-year-old Kenmonte Wooten in relation to a shooting incident that happened on Saturday.
The shooting incident happened around 7:00 pm in the area of 20th street and 18th avenue. A male victim was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his right leg.
Authorities say the shooting victim offered Wooten a ride and he allegedly held the victim at gunpoint and demanded money. The victim attempted to run away and was shot.
Authorities advise that if you know Wooten’s whereabouts or have any information about the shooting incident, to contact the Meridian Police Department or the East Mississippi Crimestoppers for a possible cash reward.