No Injuries In Camp Shelby Shooting

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A sheriff in Mississippi says authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility. No injuries were reported.

Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith tells WDAM-TV ( that the shots were fired just after noon Tuesday. The soldiers were training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg.

About 4,600 soldiers are participating in the training exercise, which is scheduled to continue through mid-August.

Smith says officers are searching for a two-door, red Ford Ranger with “broken arrow” written across the top. Authorities say they are looking for two white males who allegedly fired from the vehicle and fled in the vehicle.

Members of the Forrest County Sheriff’s Department are assisting in the search.

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