Felony arrest for stolen gun made in Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- A traffic stop in Tupelo leads to a firearm arrest.

Last Thursday, Tupelo Police pulled over a Ford pick-up on Wilson Street.

Jamarcus ShumpertPolice found a semi-automatic rifle that was reported stolen in Lee County.

The driver, Jamarcus Shumpert of Shannon, was arrested and charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Shumpert’s bond was set at $25,000.

Tupelo and Lee County Investigators are assisting each other on the case.

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