By: Kyle James | 10-28-2017 | News
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Breaking: Shooting Outside Jason Aldean Concert, Performer From Las Vegas Shooting

Police in Tupelo, Mississippi says one man has been wounded in the chest and another arrested following a shooting at BancorpSouth Arena where Jason Aldean was performing.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Active scene outside BancorpSouth Arena. Tupelo police confirm there was a shooting, not related to earlier Jason Aldean concert. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Andy Lee (@AndyLeeWTVA) <a href="">October 28, 2017</a></blockquote>

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The country star was performing at the route 91 Country Music Festival on October 1st when bullets rained down from Mandalay Bay was mass murderer Stephen Paddock sat in a sniper perch. The shooting Friday night has happened less than four weeks after the Las Vegas massacre on the west side of the venue after a dispute broke out between two men. The dispute ultimately ended when one man shot the other. There have been no names released yet nor word on the condition of the victim who is being treated at North Mississippi Medical Center.

A spokeswoman for the city Leesha Faulkner says people were told to shelter in place at the arena until it was safe to leave.

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