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One person killed in shooting on Locust Street – The Vicksburg Post

One person died in a shooting on Locust Street

Posted at 3:13 am on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

One person is dead following a shooting that occurred on Locust Street Tuesday evening, according to the Vicksburg Police Department (VPD).

VPD officials said officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Locust Street at 11:14 p.m. in response to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a black man “lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest.”

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

VPD has not yet released the name of the victim or provided any information regarding suspects or arrests, but more information will be released as it becomes available.