Two Teens Shot During Clarksdale Homecoming Parade

(Clarksdale, MS) Clarksdale police are looking for a teen they shot two people in the middle of the Clarksdale High School homecoming parade Friday afternoon.

Police reported the shooting at 3:47 in the 200 block of Sunflower in the middle of downtown.

The two victims are teenagers. One was shot in the arm, the other in the leg. They were taken to the hospital for treatment and are expected to be OK.

“He said all at once he heard all of the shooting and everybody running,” said Roy Brown.

His son owns a Liquor Store in the middle of downtown Clarksdale, just yards away from where the shooting happened.

Police say the shooting happened after an argument.

Police have a person of interest in mind. They were searching for him Friday evening.

“It’s not happy. It’s gotten terrible,” Brown said.

“It’s dangerous. That spoils the fun for everyone. It’s sad to hear about that going on,” said Clarksdale resident Lakinda Ellis.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call Clarksdale Police at 662-621-8156.


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