This is being reported on www.WTVA.com this morning ( April 9, 2013 )
TUPELO, Miss (WTVA) Tupelo police are investigating a shooting involving an elephant with the Ringling Bro's and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The shooting took place around 2:00 a-m at the BancorpSouth Arena.
Police tell WTVA that a vehicle drove by the arena and fired at the animal.
A veterinarian that travels with the circus, and is an elephant specialist is flying to Tupelo later today.
The elephant is alert and moving around.
The animal is expected to make a full recovery.
If anyone has any information they should contact the Tupelo Police Department.