Horn Lake police say the gun of a Tunica County sheriff's deputy, who received an apparently self-inflicted wound, has disappeared from the scene. Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for the gun.
If you have any information, you are asked to call 662-429-TIPS (8477)
The shooting occurred about 6:30 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of a Horn Lake apartment complex as the deputy, Angela White, was getting out of her car. White was transported to Baptist DeSoto Hospital.
The gun, which was inside her purse, fired and the bullet hit the deputy in the side. Investigators said she apparently dropped her purse and the gun fell out of the purse onto the pavement.
Evans says the scene was unsecured after the shooting, and by the time police arrived, the gun was missing.
Multiple sources have confirmed to FOX13's Tom Dees, that a female Tunica County Sheriff's Deputy accidentally shot herself this morning in Horn Lake, Miss.
The deputy, whose name and age are not being released, was transported to Baptist Desoto Hospital, her condition is unknown.
We will have more on this breaking story later this morning and on FOX13-Midday.
The Associated Press contributed to this story