Gunshots during domestic dispute lead to arrest

Published 5:39 pm Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A Warren County man is charged with aggravated domestic violence after he reportedly fired shots following an argument with his wife Sunday afternoon.

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said Marcus W. Hull, 32, who gave a Pear Orchard Street address, was arrested on the charge Sunday. He was released on a $10,000 bond. No one was injured.

According to sheriff’s office reports, deputies responding to a call of shots fired on Pear Orchard Street arrived to find a woman walking on the street. The woman told deputies she had an argument with her husband and he had fired several shots as she was leaving.

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Deputies went to the house to talk with Hull, but he refused to come to the door. The deputies waited, and when Hull came out he was taken into custody. Pace said bullet casings were found at the house.

In other cases:

• A Vicksburg man faces multiple drug charges after his arrest Tuesday on a warrant charging him with sale of cocaine.

Vicksburg Police Department NET Team officers arrested Derrick Dixon, 41, 100 Village Drive, at his home about 6:21 a.m. on a warrant charging him with two counts of sale of cocaine. He faces a second charge of possession of cocaine after the drug was found on him during a search.

He is being held without bail in the Madison County Jail pending an initial appearance Wednesday in Municipal Court.

• A Craftsman 3-ton jack, black tool bag and battery were reported taken about 10:35 a.m. Monday from a Ford F-150 parked in the 2000 block of U.S. 61 South. According to police, the owner of the truck broke down Sunday and he left it overnight. When he returned Monday to fix the truck, he saw the items were missing.

• Shots were reported fired about 9:56 a.m. Monday in the Warren Street area. Nothing was found by officers responding to the call.

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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