Police looking for individual involved in Saturday shooting

Published 3:02 pm Sunday, August 9, 2020

Vicksburg police are looking for an individual in connection with the Saturday shooting of a man at the Cypress Hill Apartments, 402 Locust St.

The shooting occurred at 5:16 p.m. Saturday. Officers arriving at the scene found a 53-year-old man shot once in his left thigh. He was taken to University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment. Information on his condition was unavailable. A 9mm shell casing was recovered at the scene.

The case remains under investigation.

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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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