Man wounded in shooting

Greenwood police responded around midnight Tuesday to reports of several men fighting in the street near the intersection of Ash Street and Avenue I. Police said a small crowd of people had gathered at the scene, and most of them were intoxicated. A 49-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken by police to Greenwood Leflore Hospital, where he was stabilized before being airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. On Wednesday, police were attempting to sort through several conflicting statements from people at the scene.

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