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No injuries reported after shots fired at Camp Shelby

By Danielle Haynes
No injuries reported after shots fired at Camp Shelby
U.S. Navy Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 train on security sweeps during reception, staging, onward movement and integration training at Camp Shelby in Gulfport, Miss., Oct. 4, 2010. Police are searching for two men suspected of opening fire toward soldiers training at the facility Tuesday. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan G. Wilber/U.S. Navy

HATTIESBURG, Miss., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officers in Mississippi are searching for two suspects accused of firing shots toward a group of soldiers training at Camp Shelby on Tuesday.

Perry County deputies told WDAM in Hattiesburg, Miss., multiple shots were fired around 12:10 p.m. at the post's joint forces training center. No injuries were reported.

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Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith said officials were searching for suspects described as two white males driving a two-door red Ford Ranger with the words "broken arrow" written across the top. The suspects allegedly fired from within the vehicle, then drove away.

Mississippi National Guard Director of Public Affairs Lt. Col. Christian Patterson would not confirm that soldiers were specifically targeted in the shooting, The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger reported.

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