Meridian Police Department Investigating June 1 Shooting
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Meridian Police Department Investigating June 1 Shooting

Today in Meridian, in the Meridian Police Department is investigating after a body was found on Highway 39 N.


This morning at 6am, authorities responded to a call of a white female found shot in the parking lot of Commercial Bank. Investigators say surveillance video showed the victim at the ATM being pulled from her car and shot, the suspect took her vehicle and it was found this morning at the Hillview Apartment complex in the town of Marion, and the suspect was arrested this afternoon at the Valley Ridge apartments in the town of Marion .

“This is a combined effort, between the meridian police department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, pending further or current –the investigation continues. Further details will be revealed, but an arrest has been made in the murder of the individual at the Commercial Bank on Highway 39 in Meridian, Mississippi”, said Charles Coleman, interim chief of MPD.


The name of the victim has not yet been released, and the name of the suspect has not yet been released.

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