Vicksburg Police Department arrests suspect following shooting on South Street

Published 6:32 pm Monday, April 11, 2022

Following a domestic incident on South Street in Vicksburg early Monday afternoon, two people were shot and one suspect is in custody.

A statement from Vicksburg Police Chief Penny Jones said the shooting took place following a domestic altercation between a grandparent and granddaughter. A fight ensued, the granddaughter shot her grandparent and then shot her boyfriend, Jones said.

Jones said the victims’ injuries were not life threatening.

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While the identity of the suspect was not yet released, Jones confirmed she was in custody and is charged with aggravated assault.