City woman shot; husband is jailed

Published 11:29 am Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A Vicksburg woman was shot in the head and critical in a Jackson hospital this morning, and her husband was in the Warren County Jail, officials said.

Vivian Davis, 50, 106 Alfred Drive, was taken to River Region Medical Center and later transferred to University Medical Center in Jackson where, hospital spokesman Matt Westerfield said, she was in critical condition this morning.

Raleigh A. Davis, 54, was arrested at their home at 6:51 p.m., shortly after the shooting, and charged with aggravated domestic assault, Lt. Bobby Stewart of the Vicksburg Police Department said.

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The shooting followed an argument, Stewart said.