“Carthage Shooting: Tyrese Tims Arrested, Victim Hospitalized”

By | August 2, 2023



One man is in the hospital and one is behind bars after a shooting in Carthage. Carthage Police were called to the scene and discovered a man who had been shot in the back. Two shooters and the victim exchanged multiple rounds. Tyrese Tims, 20, has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses. The police are still searching for another person involved in the shooting. If you have any information, please contact Carthage Police. shooting-in-carthage-lands-one-in-the-hospital-and-one-behind-bars” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Kicks96news.com – Central Mississippi News 24/7 reported

Man Hospitalized and Suspect Arrested Following Carthage shooting

Carthage, Mississippi – A violent incident unfolded on Sunday afternoon in Carthage, leaving one man hospitalized and another behind bars. Carthage Police received a distress call reporting shots fired at the Canton Road Manor apartments on Red Dog Rd. at approximately 3 p.m. on July 30, 2023.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his back. The victim was immediately rushed to Baptist Memorial Hospital – Leake before being transferred to a medical facility in Jackson. Carthage Police Department Investigator, Ray Chamblee, revealed that the chaotic scene involved two shooters, both of whom discharged dozens of rounds. Remarkably, the victim managed to return fire amidst the chaos.


Authorities have identified Tyrese Tims, a 20-year-old resident of Carthage, as one of the initiating shooters. Tims has been apprehended and now faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, shooting into a dwelling, felony obstruction-tampering with physical evidence, discharging a firearm within city limits, driving without a license, lack of insurance, and improper equipment.

The investigation is ongoing, and Carthage Police Department is actively seeking another individual connected to the shooting. If you possess any information that might aid the investigation, please contact CPD at 601-267-8011.