Man airlifted to UMMC after Friday night shooting
Published 8:50 am Saturday, November 25, 2017
A 32 year-old man was airlifted to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson with multiple gun shot wounds Friday night.
Vicksburg Police officers responded to a shooting in the area of Fillmore and Clay streets Friday at around 11:06 p.m.
When police arrived, they found a 32 year-old man who had been shot multiple times VPD Sgt. Johnnie Edwards said.
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According to VPD, the victim was responsive and told police he was walking in the area when a black male approached him and asked for a cigarette, then started shooting him.
The victim was air lifted to UMMC for treatment.
Edwards said Saturday the victim was listed in stable condition and VPD is looking a suspect.
VPD is asking for the public’s help to identify a subject. If anyone knows or has any information about this shooting, please call the VPD at 601-636-2511 or call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS. You can also log into www.P3tips.com to report your information.