Vicksburg man the victim of a homicide in Texas
LAREDO, Texas — A Vicksburg man was reportedly killed in Laredo, Texas Tuesday, but there are very few details surrounding his death. This marks Laredo’s second homicide of 2021.
At 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, an officer with the Laredo Police Department, while on regular patrol duties, found an unresponsive man lying at the end of a dead-end street.
Additional units soon responded and confirmed that the victim, later identified as Justin Heath Allen, 25, of Vicksburg, was dead. The department has since listed the case as a homicide but did not provide how Heath Allen was killed.
The Webb County Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy and the case remains under investigation.
They were seven African American men who paved the way for others to follow. Known as the “Lucky Seven,”... read more