Cherry Street shooting victim identified by Vicksburg Police

Published 3:42 pm Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Cherry Street and Harrison Street in reference to a shooting on Tuesday at 11:02 p.m.

Upon arrival, the officers found the victim, Preston Wilson Jr., 22 of Vicksburg, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene by Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey.

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The investigation is ongoing and The Vicksburg Post will provide updates as information becomes available.