Warrants issued for suspects tied to Saturday murder
Vicksburg Police have issued warrants for two men wanted in the Saturday morning shooting death of Dematric Lamar Clark, 36.
Lt. Johnnie Edwards, with the Vicksburg Police Department, said police issued warrants Monday for Eric Clayton and Demarcus Qualls, charging them with murder in Clark’s death.
Officers responding about 12:51 a.m. Saturday to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Fayette Street with one person shot arrived to find Clark lying in the street in the 1200 block of Fayette with a gunshot wound to the head.
Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey pronounced him dead at the scene. Clark’s death is the second reported homicide of 2019.
Edwards said no motive has been determined for the death and the case remains under investigation.
A violent weekend in Vicksburg that started Saturday with the city’s first homicide of 2019 continued Sunday morning with a... read more