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Vicksburg teenager shot in the head; teen suspect in custody




Vicksburg Police say the shooting victim is, a 16-year-old male, shot in the back of his head.

The 15-year-old suspect is in custody at this time.

Original story:

Vicksburg Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just before 5 p.m. in the 200 block of Demby Drive.

The victim is a 17 16-year-old male suffering from a gun shot wound to the head. His condition is not known.

Med Comm Air Care is en route to transport the patient. A landing zone is being established in a location near the incident to expedite getting the patient to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

This is a developing story. The Vicksburg Daily News will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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