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Man charged in shooting after Jason Aldean concert in Mississippi, reports say

Jason Aldean performs during a surprise pop up concert at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn, in June. After an Aldean concert Friday night in Tupelo, one man was shot after an argument.
Jason Aldean performs during a surprise pop up concert at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn, in June. After an Aldean concert Friday night in Tupelo, one man was shot after an argument. Invision/AP

One person was shot after a Jason Aldean concert ended Friday night in Tupelo, and a man has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting.

WTVA reports that shots were fired in the parking lot of the BancorpSouth Arena after the concert by the country musician. According to WTVA, a man was shot in the chest. The venue was temporarily placed on lock down after word of the shooting begin to spread.

Steven Michael Hulbert, 22, of Walls, is charged in the shooting, according to a press release Saturday from the city of Tupelo.

According to the Daily Journal, the wounded man was taken by ambulance to North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, where he was treated and released Saturday. The Daily Journal said four to six shots were reported.

The Associated Press reported Saturday that multiple media outlets were reporting Hulbert is being held in the Lee County jail on $100,000 bond. It was unknown if he’s represented by an attorney. Hulbert’s initial court appearance is Monday.

Witnesses say the shooting stemmed from an argument among a small group of men.

The shooting comes less than a month after an Aldean show in Las Vegas was stopped by gunfire. Fifty-eight people were killed and almost 500 were wounded on Oct. 1 when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock fired automatic weapons from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel into the crowd of thousands gathered for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival where Aldean was performing.

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