The Bolivar County Sheriff's Department investigating two weekend shootings resulting in victims being hospitalized.

Shortly after midnight Sunday, the Bolivar County Sheriff's Department responded to a shooting in the 1000 Block of Moore Street.

When deputies arrived, they discovered a 15-year old juvenile had been shot in the buttocks following an altercation.

The juvenile victim was taken to Bolivar Medical Center, then airlifted to Jackson for further treatment.

Also on Sunday, the sheriff's department deputies responded to Gourlay Apartments in Mound Bayou after receiving reports of a shot person.

Upon arrival, deputies found a 16-year old juvenile had been shot once in the face.

The victim was taken to Bolivar Medical Center where he was then airlifted to Jackson for further treatment.

The shooting incidents were not believed to be connected.

Both of the juvenile victims were listed in stable condition at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Any one with details about the shooting is urged to call the Bolivar County Sheriff's Department.

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