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Circus elephant shot in drive-by

4 years 1 month 2 weeks ago April 09, 2013 Apr 9, 2013 Tuesday, April 09 2013 April 09, 2013 6:27 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI- A Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was hit by a bullet in a drive-by shooting, but is not seriously wounded.

Carol the Elephant is part of the circus act in Tupelo for performances and was outside the BancorpSouth Arena.

A $250 reward is offered for information on who did the shooting.

Police say it happened about 2 a.m. Monday as a car drove through the area with people inside firing shots.

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