The shooter is described as a white male in a red pickup truck, make and model unknown. This is the same description of the man described to authorities during yesterday’s incident.
CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) – According to The Department of Defense, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Wednesday morning shots were fired again at Camp Shelby.
Soldiers training at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center reported shots fired into the air in the vicinity of Peret Tower Road and Highway 29 in Perry County, according to the news release.
The Camp Shelby Joint Forces training center is currently at a heightened state of alert. No service members have been hurt or injured in today’s incident. The post is secure and all personnel are accounted for.
Camp Shelby is currently participating in a coordinated effort with Perry County authorities to locate the suspect responsible for today’s incident.
This is the second incident this summer that someone opened fire on military personnel from a vehicle.
Watch WDAM’s local news report on the incident:
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