Four injured in early Tuesday shooting near Clay Street Waffle House

Published 8:29 am Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Four people were injured early Tuesday in a shooting incident in the parking lot of the Waffle House location on Clay Street.

At 12:44 a.m., emergency room staff at Merit Health River Region contacted 911 to report four individuals, ranging in age from 16 to 27, had arrived with gunshot wounds.

One victim was treated and released, while two others were airlifted to University Medical Center in Jackson. A fourth victim was transported to UMMC by ambulance.

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Officials with the Vicksburg Police Department said the wounds did not appear to be life-threatening.

Officers responding to a shots fired call at Waffle House found the parking lot nearly empty at the time they arrived but did discover numerous shell casings in the restaurant’s parking lot.

Numerous shell casings were recovered from the parking lot of the restaurant.

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Vicksburg Police Department is investigating and further updates will be provided when available.

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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