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Man shot in the head Tuesday night dies

A Vicksburg man shot in the head Tuesday night on U.S. 61 South has died at University of Mississippi Medical Center, according to information from Vicksburg Police.

Reginald Gaines, 30, 163 Elizabeth Circle, died from the wound he received when someone shot into a southbound car on U.S. 61 South in which he was a passenger. He was taken by private vehicle to Merit Health River Region, and later flown to UMC, where he died about 2:07 a.m. Wednesday, according to police reports.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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