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Shootout on Mattingly

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An exchange of gunfire was reported in the area of Washington and Mattingly Streets Thursday afternoon.

(Photo by David Day)

A call to 911 was received with a woman reportedly telling the operator, “They’re shooting! They’re shooting!” Multiple units with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to the area.

According to witnesses on the scene, two individuals were on Washington Street and began to run towards Mattingly while opening fire. At least one individual was reported to have ran from the Quick Mart area at the intersection. Initial reports indicate that at least four other individuals responded in kind from the other end of Mattingly.

At least one of the shooters involved began opening fire from the area Quick Mart, according to witnesses. (Photo by David Day)

The situation was described as “unloading gunfire”, according to witnesses.

(Photo by David Day)

At least 31 markers have been placed at bullet casings at the scene, mostly lying on the east side of the street.

(Photo by David Day)

No one was reported as injured during the gunfire exchange. Police are monitoring the hospitals for any reports of gunshot injuries. So far only one vehicle has been reported to have been damaged.

Only one vehicle has been discovered to have been damaged during the incident. (Photo by David Day)

 

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