One dead and five injured at Mudbugs food festival in Mississippi (VIDEO)

One dead and five injured at Mudbugs food festival in Mississippi (VIDEO)

Multiple people were shot during the Mudbugs food festival in Jackson, Mississippi, on the night of April 30.

One person has been shot dead and five others were injured at the Mudbugs food festival at Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson.

Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene while several others are injured on Saturday night.

The five wounded people suffered non-life threatening injuries. The victims were not directly involved in the shooting, according to the sheriff.

Several shooters are involved and the investigation is being conducted as an active shooter situation, the sheriff said in a series of tweets.

Sheriff Jones said that an officer involved shooting shortly after the festival shooting was related. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations are assisting local authorities.

The officer involved in the shooting was not harmed. Two people have been detained for questioning. They are both juveniles.

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