One killed, two wounded in Harrison Street shooting

Published 10:59 pm Thursday, November 26, 2020

One man was killed and two others wounded in a Thursday night shooting on Harrison Street.

According to Vicksburg police, officers responding about 7:42 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of Harrison Street arrived to find 28-year-old Joshua R. Coffee dead from a gunshot wound and two other men wounded.

All three were taken to Merit Health River Region, where Coffee was pronounced dead in the hospital emergency room.

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Officers collected several firearms as evidence at the scene. No arrests have been made and the shooting 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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