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Watch: Fight breaks out at LD’s, city set to issue COVID-19 citation

A fight that broke out at LD’s Restaurant, 1111 Mulberry St., Sunday is going to prove costly for the restaurant’s owner.

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department were dispatched to a disturbance at the restaurant, where a number of people were involved in a fight just outside the restaurant’s doors.

In a video of the fight that has been circulated on social media, a large crowd is gathered outside the restaurant while individuals are fighting. It is that video, and the number of people at the establishment at the time of the fight, that is now leading to a $1,000 citation under the city’s current COVID-19 civil emergency orders.

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore has ordered the $1,000 citation be issued to the restaurant due to the fact the number of people at the restaurant exceeded the number of people currently allowed.

In the current order, restaurants and bars must operate at no more than 50 percent capacity. In the case of the video, city officials said the number of people at the restaurant at the time of the fight well exceeded the 50 percent capacity.

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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