A 14-year-old was the victim of a shooting Wednesday in Vicksburg.
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7:23 p.m. officers were dispatched to the emergency room at Merit Health River Region.
A 14-year-old male had just arrived with multiple gunshot wounds to the right side of his body. The victim stated the incident occurred near the intersection of Letitia and Dewitt streets. Officers searching the area found several shell casings in the street.
The victim was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson for treatment. His condition is not known at this time.
The Vicksburg Police Department is continuing its investigation.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact the VPD at 601-636-2511.