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Update: Two dead, six injured after nearly 100 rounds fired at concert in Mississippi over weekend

Two people are dead and six were injured after gunfire erupted at a Missisisppi concert over the weekend, according to a release from District Attorney John Chmapion.

The shooting happened in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 11th in the small Mississippi town of Como.

The shooting happened at a rap concert in the North part of Panola County. A male suspect was found dead at the scene. A female was flown to Memphis where she was later pronounced dead of gunshot wounds.

Three people were taken to hospitals and were victims of gunshot wounds and three people were run over and sustained injuries.

Champion said this is a “very active investigation” and that there were between 500-1000 people at the concert held by rapper Big Boogie.

At least 5 guns were involved and there were in excess of 50 shots fired, but more shots can be heard in a video of the event.

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