Pemberton Street stabbing suspect identified, still at large

Published 3:56 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Following a stabbing incident on Saturday in Vicksburg, the suspect has been identified but is still at large.

Aereia Harrington, of Vicksburg, was identified by the Vicksburg Police Department on Tuesday as a person of interest in the stabbing, which took place at a residence on Pemberton Street.

A female victim was taken to Merit Health River Region, Sgt. Bobby Jones said on Saturday. 

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“She was stabbed in the up right of her chest and has been taken to the hospital,” Jones said.

The wound was not life-threatening. 

Jones said there had been an altercation between two women and, following the stabbing, the perpetrator left the scene.