Police investigating report of shots fired at hotel

Published 7:43 am Thursday, June 17, 2021

Vicksburg police are trying to determine the series of events that led to shots being fired at a North Frontage Road hotel.

Police spokesman Lt. Johnnie Edwards said officers responding to the call of shots fired at the the Deluxe Inn, 2751 North Front Road, found no victim at the hotel.

“We’re trying to determine what happened and if we have a victim,” he said. “This is an ongoing 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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