A man was found shot on West Second Street over the weekend and the shooting is believed to have occurred somewhere else and the victim running to West Second before he collapsed.
Officers responded to the 200 block of West Second at 11:16 a.m. Saturday after they received a report of a man being shot.
When police arrived they found a man on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper leg. The victim was transported to Region One in Memphis and he was listed as non-critical condition.
The case was assigned to Assistant Chief Fernando Harris.
On Sunday at 3:36 a.m. Clarksdale Police were called to the Emergency Room at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center on a report of a man being shot.
Police spoke with Javay Fields, who said he was at the intersection of State Street and Desoto Ave., when he was struck by gunfire in the upper thigh area.
Fields said he did not know where the shots came from or who shot at him. He was transported to Region One in Memphis, and listed in non-critical condition.
The case was assigned to Chief Harris.
Police were called to the 200 block of Adams Street at 1:19 a.m. Friday Nov. 20, in reference to a residential burglary.
Officers spoke with Tashelia Johnson who said she came home and noticed her window was open, called police and when she went in found that two televisions were missing.
The case was assigned to Investigator Peters.
Police responded to a report of an auto burglary about 9:25 p.m. Friday Nov. 20 in 200 block of Delta Street.
When they arrived on the scene, they spoke with Keyvin Johnson who told officer he walked out to his vehicle to get something and noticed that someone had broken his window out. He stated that he looked in the driver door where he keeps his handgun and noticed that it was missing.
Johnson said he works at Stone Pony and his vehicle was parked close to the front door.
The case was assigned to Assistant Chief Vince Ramirez.
On Sunday police responded to the 300 block of Jefferson Street on a report of shot fired into a house.
Officers arrived at 6:30 a.m. and spoke with Eugene Hicks who said he heard shots fired in the neighborhood during the night, and when he got up he noticed that his residence had been shot into.
Hicks said he did not see anyone, but only heard the shots and case was assigned to Investigator G Johnson
Clarksdale Assistant Chief Vince Ramirez has asked anyone with information about these incidents to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or simply dial 911.
All calls remain anonymous and cash is paid to those providing information that leads to solving a crime.
Shots fired calls
The Clarksdale Police Department responded to the following calls of shots fired over the weekend.
• 600 block of Ritchie Street – nothing found.
• 300 Block of Quincy Street – nothing found
• 700 block of Walnut Street – several shell casings were found
• Sixth Street and Paul Edwards Street – nothing found