One person was shot and another was arrested in the parking lot of the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss. following Jason Aldean‘s concert on Friday.
According to WTVA, Aldean had finished performing when a group of men began arguing in the parking lot. One of the men pulled out a pistol and fired four to six shots.
The bullets hit nearby vehicles and struck one man in the chest. The victim approached police working security at the concert and gave them a description of the shooter’s car. Officers were then able to quickly track down the vehicle before it fled with the culprit inside.
Active scene outside BancorpSouth Arena. Tupelo police confirm there was a shooting, not related to earlier Jason Aldean concert. pic.twitter.com/a32XzxSmlu
— Andy Lee (@AndyLeeWTVA) October 28, 2017
Security placed the stadium on lockdown until police could locate and arrest the shooter.
Tupelo police identified the perpetrator as 22-year-old Steven Michael Hulbert. Authorities are holding Hulbert at the Lee County Jail on charges of aggravated assault.
The unnamed victim was treated and released from North Mississippi Medical Center. The shooting happened less than a month after 58 people were shot and killed as Jason Aldean performed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.