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Vicksburg man killed in early morning shooting



First responders on scene of homicide investigation. (Photo by David Day)
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At approximately 3:20 a.m., a 911 caller reported five shots fired in the neighborhood behind Martinez Mexican Restaurant in the Hillcrest subdivision on U.S. Highway 61 South. A second 911 call reported a man was shot.

First on the scene was A63 Lee Kennedy, who called in backup from Fire Medic 80 and several other officers, investigators and Police Chief Milton Moore.

The Vicksburg Daily News has been informed by investigators that this is now a homicide investigation.  The victim is a white male in his 20s.

For more, watch our on-scene video coverage on our Facebook page.

We will keep you informed on this fluid and developing story as information becomes available.

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