The Vicksburg Police Department reports that shots were fired on Main Street in Vicksburg on Sunday afternoon.

According to a press release by the Vicksburg Police Department, on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at 3:41 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of East Main Street for a report of shots fired. There, it was determined that bullets had struck two vehicles and one residence.

Spent shell casings were recovered at the scene. Markers notating the location of shell casings were placed at the scene.

According to the police press report, this case is under investigation.

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Shots fired on Main Street Vicksburg. Photo by David Day

Five incidents were reported in the weekly police incident report on Main Street related to the shots fired call. The weekly incident report noted:

– 3:41 p.m. Malicious mischief, felony

– 3:41 p.m. Shooting into a dwelling

– 4:39 p.m. Assault with intent, simple assault, creating fear

– 4:39 p.m. Assault, simple assault with other weapon

– 4:39 p.m. Malicious mischief

The VPD has not released any further information on this case or why anyone would expel so many shell casings into a residence in the City of Vicksburg in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon.