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Three people shot last night in Warren County

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The Warren  County Sheriff’s Office is in pursuit of a man accused of shooting three people late last night.

Sheriff Martin Pace says that his deputies responded to a report of a disturbance with shots fired just after midnight Sunday in the 100 block of Countryside Road in the China Grove community.

As deputies were gathering information from a large number of people at a bonfire there, a report came in from the emergency room at Meritt Health River Region that two people had arrived suffering from gunshot wounds. A third victim arrived at the hospital before deputies could reach it. All three had reached the ER by private vehicles.

Two of the victims, both males, were subsequently transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, one by air ambulance and the other by a Vicksburg Fire Department ambulance. A female victim remains at Meritt Health. Their conditions have not been released.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect and a warrant is being issued this morning.

The suspect remains at large as of this writing.

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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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