Woman shot, in ICU following late-night disturbance in Marcus Bottom

Published 12:56 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Following a disturbance around midnight on Tuesday, a woman was shot and is in the intensive care unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Vicksburg Police Chief Penny Jones said the disturbance took place in the 2500 block of Halls Ferry Road. Four females were involved in a fight, with three females assaulting the victim.

Jones said one of the females shot the female they were assaulting in the stomach area. The victim was then transported to UMMC.

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Two suspects have been arrested and one is still waiting to be identified, the chief added.

She said identities of the three suspects will be released when the investigation is complete. This is a developing story.