Update: Thanks to citizens assistance we have the person of interest in reference to the Valero incident at the station giving a statement.
The Meridian Police Department responded to 2330 Hwy 39 N in reference to a shooting. Upon investigation it appears to be a accidental shooting . The male in the video below dropped his firearm and it went off hitting the victim. The victim drove himself to a local hospital where it was reported. The other party involved left the store prior to officers arrival. If you know the individual in the video call the Meridian Police Department 601-485-1893 or our Dispatch center 601-484-6845. Our criminal investigation division would like to speak with him in reference to this incident.