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Shooting suspect identified, victim transported to Jackson

One suspect, Samuel Hunter Anderson, is in custody after reportedly shooting his grandmother early Friday.

Just before 8:30 a.m., 911 dispatched law enforcement and emergency medical units to the 9000 block of U.S. 61 South in response to a shooting. The victim, identified only as Anderson’s grandmother, called 911 to both call for help and identify the shooter.

Anderson was found and taken into custody just after 9 a.m. on the property. Authorities also reported the alleged weapon involved in the shooting was found.

The victim, who suffered serious, life-threatening injuries in the shooting, was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center by ambulance. Due to the weather, it was not possible to transport her by air.


The Vicksburg Post will continue to provide updates as they become 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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