Police investigate shooting at a Southaven restaurant

Southaven Police are investigating a shooting that took place late Friday night at a local restaurant.

Police said officers responded to the Red Hook Cajun Seafood and Bar, located at 7065 Airways Blvd., shortly before 11 p.m. Friday.  They learned on arrival that a person had been shot but had left the scene. The unidentified victim was located a short time later in Horn Lake, police said. A person of interest was also detained for questioning.  

Once located, the victim was transported to Regional One Health in Memphis in critical condition. 

Police are continuing the investigation and are asking assistance from the public for information that will help them.

Contact the Southaven Police Department at 662-393-8652 or email tips@southaven.org.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation also issued this news release Saturday morning.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation news release
Red Hook Cajun Seafood & Bar, Southaven.

We will update this item as more information is made available.

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