One wounded in Washington Street shooting

Published 10:34 am Saturday, August 28, 2021

Vicksburg police are holding a 20-year-old man in connection with the shooting of another man on Washington Street early Saturday morning.

Vicksburg Deputy Police Chief Mike Bryant said officers responded about 12:30 a.m. to a call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Washington Street arrived to find a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the left thigh.

No charges have been filed 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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