A 16 year-old juvenile is in custody following an early morning car theft incident which turned to gunplay.

According to DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement received a call at about 6:20 a.m. about shots fired in the area of Highway 301 and Goodman Road in Horn Lake. 

After speaking with witnesses, investigators determined that a suspect had stolen a vehicle from the Crescent Apartments. The victim followed the suspect to the area of Highway 301 & Goodman where shots were fired. It is unclear who fired shots.

The DCSD utilized a K-9 unit and a drone to search the area. The suspect was apprehended on Brenda Cv in HL just before 9 a.m. The suspect had a gunshot wound to the hand and was transported to Regional One. 

The investigation is still ongoing.

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