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One person shot in a Sunday evening incident on MLK Boulevard

One person was shot Sunday afternoon in the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, the victim, a male, was transported to Merit Health River Region by personal vehicle. The call of the shooting came in just after 5 p.m.

Officials with the department said the victim, identified as Elijah Qualls Jr., 21, was shot once in the torso. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, an update on Qualls’ condition was not available nor was there any information available in regards to a suspect.

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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