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Bonds set in April 4 shooting

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Sheridan Bell and Keith Eric Neal (Photos courtesy VPD)

A judge has set bonds for the two suspects in custody in connection with an April 4 shooting in Vicksburg.

The Vicksburg Police Department was notified that a gunshot victim had arrived at the Merit Health River Region Emergency Room via private vehicle on Saturday, April 4, at 1:50 p.m.

The victim, an as yet unnamed 20-year-old male, was suffering wounds to his right arm and torso, and was later airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson for treatment. His condition is not known.

Chief Moore said the shooting occurred at the intersection of Fairground and Pearl streets at around 1:40 p.m. Saturday.

Sheridan Bell, 21, and his father, Keith Eric Neal, 41, both of Vicksburg, turned themselves in to police on Sunday, April 5.

Bell and Neal appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter on Monday, April 6, in Vicksburg Municipal Court, where Carpenter set bonds for both men and bound them over to the Warren County grand jury.

Bell has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of shooting into an occupied vehicle. He received a $150,000 bond for the aggravated assault charge, and a $100,000 bond for shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Neal was charged with one count of obstruction of justice. His bond was set at $5,000.

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Handgun stolen in auto burglary

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A handgun was stolen in an auto burglary Monday in Vicksburg.

Monday, Nov. 30, at 10:34 a.m. officers took a report in reference to an auto burglary that occurred at 3133 Washington St.

The victim reported someone stole a SCCY 9-mm handgun from his 2000 GMC Sierra.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Shooting suspect turns herself in

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Devona Jackson (photo courtesy VPD)

The suspect in a Nov. 25 shooting turned herself in to Vicksburg police investigators Monday.

Devona Jackson, 36, of Vicksburg, was charged with one count of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle in connection with an altercation at the Smoke Break convenience store, 1217 Cherry St., on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Jackson was arraigned in the Vicksburg Municipal Court, where Judge Angela Carpenter set her bond at $15,000 and bound her over to the Warren County grand jury.

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Chase suspect’s bond set at $50,000 for felony elude

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Bonjara O'Quinn (photo by David Day)

Bonjara O’Quinn, who led Vicksburg police on a chase that ended in Claiborne County Saturday, was arraigned in Vicksburg Municipal Court Monday.

The chase, which began in Vicksburg with a domestic disturbance, ended when O’Quinn crashed his rental car attempting to make a turn. The car then burst into flames. Police were able to get O’Quinn out of the car safely, although he suffered some minor injuries when the air bags deployed.

O’Quinn, 28, of Maywood, Illinois, near Chicago, appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter charged with one count of felony elude. Carpenter set his bond at $50,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury. He was also charged with a number of misdemeanor charges in connection with the incident including domestic violence.

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