Waveland police investigate 2 overnight shootings

WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) - Waveland police are investigating two separate shootings that happened Tuesday night.

According to Waveland Police, the first shooting happened at Morris Street. When officers arrived they found a black male with gunshot injuries.

Shortly after the shooting at Morris Street, police said, there was another shooting at Louisa Street.

Waveland Police Chief Kenneth Hurt said four shots were fired into a home. Hurt said the residents left just before the shooting and no injuries were reported.

The victim from the Morris Street shooting was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in critical, but stable condition.

Waveland police said the shootings appear to be connected and may be retaliatory. Police are investigating both shootings.

WLOX will update this story as more information becomes available.

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