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VPD announces capture of aggravated assault suspect



Roderich Laveric Montgomery
Roderich Laveric Montgomery (VPD)
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At 9:42pm on Thursday, October 5, 2023, officers responded to the report of a shooting in a parking lot off Pemberton Square Boulevard. A male victim was found at that location suffering from a gunshot wound to his left arm. The suspect, identified as 39-year-old Roderich Montgomery, had left the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement. The victim was treated and released at Merit Health River Region.

The assault is related to an ongoing domestic dispute between Montgomery and his ex-girlfriend.

On Monday, October 9, 2023, investigators of the Vicksburg Police Department took Montgomery into custody without incident on warrants for Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault Domestic Violence, and Shooting into an Unoccupied Vehicle.

Montgomery will be held without bond until his initial appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

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