A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was injured Tuesday in Mississippi after it was shot in a drive-by, Reuters reported. Officials said the elephant was shot in the shoulder while it was in its enclosure. The elephant is expected to fully recover, but police are searching for the shooter.

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A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was injured Tuesday in Mississippi after it was shot in a drive-by, Reuters reported. Officials said the elephant was shot in the shoulder while it was in its enclosure. The elephant is expected to fully recover, but police are searching for the shooter.  


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Opening bell


The Dow Jones opened at 14,673.46 after finishing up 59.98 points Tuesday.


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