Shots fired, girl injured

Published 10:59 pm Saturday, May 28, 2016

Vicksburg police are investigating a reported shooting in which a 15-year-old girl was cut in the leg by broken glass.

The shooting was reported at approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday night in the area of Elizabeth Circle and Alcorn Drive

Police Capt. Sandra Williams said the girl was in a car when shots were fired into the car, breaking the glass and cutting her. She was taken to Merit Health River Region Medical Center.

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Williams said two people were being held for questioning.

Additional details will be posted to as they become available.

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