Two in custody for shooting on Drummond, Polk streets in Vicksburg

Published 2:08 pm Thursday, August 10, 2023

The Vicksburg Police Department has made two arrests related to a Wednesday afternoon shooting near Polk and Drummond streets.

Police Chief Penny Jones said the incident is related to a weekend shooting at the Vicksburg Event and Business Center on Washington Street, citing “12-year-old and 14-year-old issues.”

Several people were interviewed leading up to the arrest of the two suspects and the pair will be arraigned on Friday, she said.

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Jones also dispelled rumors that the incident took place during school dismissal at Vicksburg High School, saying that at no point were students in danger.