Vicksburg teenager surrenders, charged with murder

Published 4:46 pm Tuesday, September 8, 2020

One Vicksburg teenager is in custody, charged with killing another Vicksburg teenager late Monday.

Kevon Dulaney, 17, is making his initial court appearance in connection to the late Monday night murder of Keiyln Cessna, 14, on Bowmar Avenue. He is charged with murder.

Dulaney surrendered to officials at the Vicksburg Police Department Tuesday afternoon accompanied by members of his family.

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Judge Angela Carpenter set Dulaney’s bond at $1 million and bound the case over to the grand jury.

Cessna was reportedly walking with two others near the 1200 block of Bowmar Avenue late Monday when he was shot and killed.

According to details available from the Vicksburg Police Department, the shooting took place just before midnight and indicate the multiple shots that killed Cessna came from a vehicle driving in the area.

Cessna died at the scene.

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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