Woman shot with pellet gun during altercation on Old Highway 27

Published 11:02 am Friday, June 23, 2023

Vicksburg Warren E911 received a call from the 2500 block of Old Highway 27 indicating that an adult female had been shot with a pellet gun by another adult female at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Units that arrived on the scene found a 51-year-old female who had a wound on her neck. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said that the individual stated that she had been shot by a woman during a disagreement.

The injured woman was transferred to Merit Health River Region for treatment and was then transferred to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Pace said that Warren County investigators are actively working the case and that while no arrest has been made yet, they do have a suspect.