Man wounded in shooting on Washington Street in Vicksburg

Published 2:38 pm Friday, April 15, 2022

Vicksburg police and fire department paramedics are responding to a reported shooting in the 3000 block of Washington Street in which a man was wounded in the chest.

No further information is available at this time. This is a developing story.

UPDATE: The shooting victim was later identified by the Vicksburg Police Department as a 16-year-old boy.

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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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