The Vicksburg Police Department provided the following update on the shooting that occurred Friday night in Vicksburg.
Shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, officers were dispatched to The Pitts Apartments, 3133 Washington St., for a reported shooting.
When the officers arrived, they found Clarence Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.
Vicksburg Fire Department EMS personnel were soon at the scene, and they transported Mr. Jackson to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.
Witnesses indicated the suspect, the victim’s brother Anthony Jackson, was still on scene, and officers detained him without further incident.
Anthony Jackson appeared before Judge Penny Lawson Saturday in Vicksburg Municipal Court, charged with one count of aggravated assault with a firearm. Lawson set his bond at $25,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.
Mangham, Louisiana, police officer shot; suspects in custody
A Mangham, Louisiana, police officer was shot after making a traffic stop Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.
Two suspects have been taken into custody.
The injured officer has been airlifted to a medical facility.
The incident is under investigation by Richland Parish authorities and the Louisiana State Police.
The Vicksburg Daily News will update this story as additional information becomes available
Car theft Friday at Circle K
The Circle K convenience store at 4150 Washington St. in Vicksburg was the site of an auto theft early Friday.
Police officers responded to a call there just after midnight Friday.
The victim reported someone had driven off in his 2000 Toyota 4Runner while he was inside the store.
If you have any information on this theft, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.
Williams tied to a third burglary in Vicksburg
Vicksburg police investigators have tied Felix Williams, arrested earlier this week for two burglaries at the Vicksburg Mall, to another burglary that occurred in September.
Investigators identified Williams as the individual who robbed the BG Junior convenience store, 4110 Clay St., Sept. 12.
Williams, 30, appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Friday for his arraignment on one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a weapon by a felon. Judge Angela Carpenter set his bond at $80,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.
For the mall burglaries, Williams was charged with four counts of business burglary and one count of grand larceny. Monday, Carpenter sent his bond for those charges at $400,000.
Williams was also on probation on another felony charge with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. VPD arrested him for possession of meth in May.
He remains in custody in the Warren County Jail.
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