Man found shot on Oak Street

Published 5:35 pm Friday, May 3, 2019

Vicksburg police are seeking information about a Friday afternoon shooting in which a man was wounded.

Deputy Vicksburg Police Chief Bobby Stewart said police were called about 4:31 p.m. about a man who had been shot in the 2700 block of Oak Street. Officers arrived to find the man at a house with a single gunshot wound.

Stewart said the man, who was not identified, was already wounded when he walked up to the house on Oak Street and the residents called police.

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“We are still investigating,” he said. “We don’t where the shooting took place.”

Anyone with information on the shooting should call crime stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or 1-866-481-8477; log on to; or call Vicksburg Police at 601-636-2511.




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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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