Multiple shootings Monday in Philadelphia


Two shootings were reported in Philadelphia, MS on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, one on Valley View Dr. and another on Lewis Ave.

At 12:45 p.m., one male was struck in the foot on Valley View Dr. and was taken to Neshoba General Hospital by a personal vehicle.  Philadelphia Police have taken three persons of interest into custody that are currently being interviewed.  No one has been charged at this time.

Officers were alerted to another shooting at approximately 3:30 p.m. where a vehicle was struck multiple times on Lewis Ave.  It is reported that a black male in a white vehicle shot at a passing vehicle.  No one was injured in this incident.  Philadelphia Chief of Police, Eric Lyons says the shooter has been identified and PPD is currently working to locate them.

Chief Lyons tells Kicks 96 News that these two shooting incidents are believed to be unrelated. We will update here with more information as the story unfolds.