TUPELO – Police are responding to an alleged aggravated assault incident that sent a 12-year-old to the hospital.

Tupelo Police Department officials are currently responding to the call on Lumpkin Avenue, according to a city spokesperson.

Exact details of the incident are unclear at this time, but the city spokesperson said police believe the victim – a 12-year-old male – was stabbed or shot in the neck. He was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Check back with the Daily Journal for updates.

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