Woman shot in foot during argument; suspect sought

Published 11:32 am Thursday, May 12, 2011

A shooting Wednesday night on Hill Street is believed to have been accidental but has police searching for a Vicksburg man for questioning.

Jeffery Wildee, 23, 2940 Park St., is believed to have shot his mother, Janice Wildee, 53, 610 Hill St., in the foot around 10:20 p.m., said police Sgt. Sandra Williams.

Jeffery Wildee was reportedly involved in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend outside the Hill Street home, Williams said.

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Janice Wildee was shot when she attempted to intervene, Williams said.

By the time police arrived, Jeffery Wildee had left the scene in a 1998 blue Ford Ranger pickup with Mississippi tag number WB2942, said the sergeant.

Janice Wildee was taken to River Region Medical Center, where she was in good condition this morning, said spokesman Allen Karel.