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VPD currently investigating multiple crimes, including shooting



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The Vicksburg Police Department is currently investigating several crimes that have taken place recently throughout the city.

Shooting Into An Occupied Vehicle
On Saturday, Oct. 15, at 1:50 a.m., officers took a report at the police station regarding an incident where shots were fired into a vehicle in the area of First East and Walnut Streets. The complainant stated a male subject with whom she had an earlier argument fired several times at her vehicle but missed. However, the windshield of a 2006 Pontiac Grand Am parked nearby had been struck once.

Theft of Vehicle Parts
On Saturday, Oct. 15, at 12:56 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 2600 block of Washington Street in reference to a theft. The victim reported two tires and rims were missing from a 2007 Mercedes CLS. The reported value of the rims and tires is $2,000.00.

Grand Larceny
On Sunday, Oct. 16,  at 6:18 a.m., officers responded to the Comfort Inn and Suites, 100 Berryman Road, in reference to a theft. The victim stated someone removed an Apple IPad from her suitcase. The reported value of the IPad is $1,000.00.

On Sunday, Oct. 16,  at 4:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to an address in the 1400 block of Maxwell Street in reference to a residential burglary. The victim reported that an unknown person entered the home and took a Taurus 9mm handgun.

Auto Burglary
On Monday, Oct. 17, at 6:03 a.m., officers responded to a report of an auto burglary in the 5900 block of Highway 61 South. The victim stated someone entered a 2018 Dodge Ram and stole a book bag valued at $500.00. The bag contained a laptop valued at $2400.00, a mobile hot spot valued at $400.00, and a portable monitor valued at $400.00. The total estimated of value of loss is $3,900.00.

Anyone with information on the above crimes is asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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