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Leticia Street shooting victim airlifted to UMMC

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Vicksburg police are continuing their investigation into a shooting that occurred on Leticia Street near its intersection with Dewitt Street at around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim was transported to Merit Health River Region by private vehicle and was subsequently airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

According to Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore, the victim’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Chief Moore said the circumstances surrounding the shooting are being investigated and they have no suspects at this time.

Multiple calls came in regarding the shooting to a point it temporarily jammed the 911 system. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Criminal Investigation Division of the Police Department at 601-636-2511 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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