A victim is in critical condition after an early morning shooting on Bay Street.
The incident was reported at 1:42 a.m. on Tuesday in the 1300 block of Bay Street. Initial alerts listed a collision as well as a shooting in the area.
Upon arrival, Vicksburg police observed no collision but found an unidentified victim injured by gunfire.
According to Vicksburg Police Lieutenant Curtis Judge, the victim, unnamed, was in critical condition and taken to UMMC for treatment.
Police say they have identified a person of interest in this case but are still investigating.
This shooting comes after several other shootings have recently taken place in the area. On Sunday, authorities responded to shooting incidents at Bovina Grocery and the Circle K on North Frontage Road.
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