Desoto County News

Police seek person in ‘shots fired’ incident

Olive Branch police are continuing an investigation into an early Friday morning shots fired call in the Ivy Trails subdivision.

Police were called to an address in the 7400 block of Grandiflora Drive about 4:55 a.m. Friday morning and learned that subjects had left the scene in a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicle.  

Police were then informed of a crash at 5:06 a.m. that involved the Grand Jeep Cherokee in the area of Alexander Road and Stage Run that caused the area to be closed to traffic.

When officers got to the scene of the crash, they found three people, an adult woman who was injured and was taken for treatment to Regional One Health in Memphis. Two juvenile passengers were not hurt and released to their family.  

The driver fled the scene and officers now are searching to find the driver.  There were no reported injuries with the initial shots fired report.

7400 block of Grandiflora Drive (Google Maps)

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