Suspect tied to November shooting arrested, charged

Published 11:10 am Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Vicksburg Police announced Tuesday they had arrested a suspect tied to a November shooting on Letitia Street.

According to a release from the department, officials announced they had arrested William Taylor and charged him with possession of felon with a weapon and discharging a firearm in the city limits. This charge was connected to the shooting that took place on Nov. 9.

Taylor is being held in the Madison County Jail before his initial court appearance Wednesday.

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