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Shooting Incident in Cleveland Leaves 13-Year-Old in Critical Condition


In the early morning of Saturday, September 9, 2023, a tragic incident unfolded in Cleveland as authorities were alerted to a shooting near Brown Ave. The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call.

At the residence, deputies found a 13-year-old male victim in the front yard, suffering from a headshot wound. The victim’s identity has not been disclosed to the public. Quick action was taken to provide essential medical care, with Pafford Ambulance Service rushing to the scene.

The injured young boy was transported to Bolivar County Hospital. Due to the severity of his injuries, the victim was airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. As of the latest update, he remains in critical condition, receiving specialized care.

Local law enforcement has launched a thorough investigation. The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office urges anyone with information about this crime to come forward. They can be reached at 662-843-5378. Additionally, anonymous tips can be provided to Cleveland-Bolivar County Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477