Shots fired after fight breaks out in restaurant

Published 7:54 am Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A fight inside El Sombrero of Vicksburg, 110 Cypress Center Drive,  Tuesday evening led to shots being fired in the parking lot.

According to Lt. Johnnie Edwards with the Vicksburg Police Department, officers responded to a disturbance call at the restaurant where they learned a number of people had been involved in a fight inside around 9:45 p.m. Edwards said the fight then spilled out into the parking lot where two random shots were fired.

No one was injured and the city forced the restaurant to close until representatives from the restaurant met with Vicksburg Chief of Police Milton Moore and Mayor George Flaggs Jr. Wednesday morning.

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Following the meeting, and after restaurant representatives agreed to a number of steps to improve security, the restaurant was allowed to reopen.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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