Police seek information in shooting death

Published 9:19 am Monday, October 30, 2017

Vicksburg police are seeking information in the reported shooting death of a man early Monday morning on Baldwin Ferry Road, Sgt. Johnnie Edwards said.

Officers responding about 12:04 a.m. to a call of shots fired at the East View Apartments, 1900 Baldwin Ferry Road, arrived to find Antonio Maurice Henderson, 36, on the ground in front of building 14 with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey.

Witness told police they heard an argument and then shots were fired. They said a dark colored vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed after the shooting.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-601-636-2511, or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or 1-866-481-8477.

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.

email author More by John