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Two auto burglaries and two shootings reported this weekend in Vicksburg



VPD Patch

This past weekend, officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to two auto burglaries Friday and two shootings Sunday.

Auto burglaries

On Friday, Sept. 4, 11:33 a.m. officers responded 2080 South Frontage Road where the victim stated someone stole a Coach purse that contained $500 from a 2018 Nissan Rouge.

At 3:55 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Vicksburg Junior High School, 1533 Rosa A Temple Drive, where the victim said someone went into a 2015 Toyota Avalon and stole a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver. The vehicle had been left unlocked.


On Sunday, Sept. 6, at 1:34 a.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting into an occupied vehicle that occurred on Highway 61 South near Cain Ridge Road. The vehicle, a 2012 Toyota Corolla, was struck once in the passenger’s side rear panel. Neither of the car’s occupants were injured.

At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to an address in the 200 block of Demby Drive in reference to a shooting into an occupied residence. The resident reported someone shot into one of the home’s bedroom windows.

If you have information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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