Man shoots at three young neighbors, victims not seriously injured

Sept. 15, 2013 at 11:27 AM   |   0 comments

PINE LAWN, Miss., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A man was arrested after shooting at three young siblings in his Pine Lawn, Miss., neighborhood, authorities said.

The man shot at the children, who were playing on their patio, at 9:30 p.m. Friday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

An 8-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound that was non-life-threatening.

His 4-year-old brother suffered a graze wound and the 12-year-old sibling was uninjured.

Officers arrived at the scene shortly after the shooting and set up a barrier.

A 2013 Hyundai broke through the barrier and police pursued the vehicle.

The chase ended after 15 minutes, the Post-Dispatch said.

Police determined that the driver was not connected to the shooting, and persisted in their investigation.

The officers arrested the shooter, whose name is not being released, at 7 a.m. Saturday, police said.

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