One shot dead at Circle K on Washington Street in Vicksburg

Published 7:01 am Saturday, May 20, 2023

One person is dead and two are in custody following an early Saturday altercation.

At 2:19 a.m., Vicksburg Police Department officers were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store at 4150 Washington St. in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, the officers found Shirray Harris, 46 of Vicksburg, lying in the parking lot.

Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey pronounced him dead at the scene.

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Two subjects have been taken in for questioning concerning this incident. Early indications are that this began as a physical altercation that escalated to gun violence, VPD said in a statement.

This investigation is ongoing, and more information will be made available whenever possible.