Teen held in Demby shooting

Published 6:05 pm Monday, April 6, 2020

Vicksburg police are holding a 15-year-old teenager in connection with the Monday afternoon shooting of another teen.

Police responding to a call about a shooting in the 200 block of Demby Drive about 5 p.m. Monday  arrived to find a 16-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

The teen was flown by helicopter to Universityof Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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The investigation is continuing.

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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