Opp police investigates weekend shooting that left two injured

Published 8:48 am Monday, November 14, 2022

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The Opp Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two people injured.

Just after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 13, officers with the OPD responded to a call of shots fired on MLK Drive. Upon arriving at the scene, officers witnessed several individual running across the road near Cannon Drive. At that time, officers also learned that an adult female was shot and located the victim’s vehicle parked off the roadway with bullet holes. The female victim was transported to Mizell Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers also discovered that a male victim had sustained injuries in the incident. He was also taken to Mizell Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The OPD Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate the incident and is asking the public for assistance. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the OPD at 334-493-4511.

OPD officials expressed appreciation to the Covington County Sheriff’s Office for its assistance following the incident.