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Vicksburg police respond to shooting reports



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The Vicksburg Police Department responded to two separate reports of shootings in the early morning hours of August 13.

The first incident was reported at 1:34 a.m. near Commons Circle at the Magnolia Commons Apartments.

There were no injuries or fatalities, but one homeowner was awakened by five gunshots, and one shot entered the home through the living room. The residents of the house heard a vehicle leave the property shortly after.

VPD officers responded to another shooting call at 7:32 a.m. Officers reported to Ethel Drive and Belva Drive to discover that there was no evidence of shots fired.

Anyone with information about these incidents should contact the Vicksburg Police at 601-636-2511.

Updated to include the location of the first shooting incident.

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