Man shot at Ridgeland apartment - - Jackson, MS

Man shot at Ridgeland apartment

Derrell Carter (Source: Ridgeland Police) Derrell Carter (Source: Ridgeland Police)
RIDGELAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Ridgeland Police have arrested one man in connection to a Wednesday shooting at a Ridgeland apartment complex.

Lieutenant Brian Myers with Ridgeland PD said St. Dominic Hospital's emergency room contacted authorities around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday about a gunshot victim, who was injured at Pear Orchard Apartments.

We're told the victim was shot near his shin bone, a through and through injury to his calf.

Officials also told us the bullet struck the gas tank of a nearby vehicle. 

Myers said the victim and witnesses identified the shooter as “BB” and a Ridgeland patrol officer identified “BB” as Derrell Carter. 

We're told Carter was taken into custody at his home Thursday morning around 6:30 a.m. and the gun was also recovered.

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