VPD looking for shooting suspect

Published 7:23 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Vicksburg police investigate a crime scene where one man was shot around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Meadowvale Drive. According to Vicksburg Police Sgt. Johnnie Edwards, officers are looking for a man in connection with the shooting of another man who was in a car. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to Merit Health River Region with a gunshot wound. The extent of his injuries was not known at press time and no other information was available.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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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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