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Vicksburg police identify suspect in LD’s shooting

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James Earl Winters (photo courtesy VPD)

The Vicksburg Police Department is searching for a suspect connected with Tuesday night’s shooting at LD’s Kitchen.

James Earl Winters, 29, whose last known address is 150 Eastover Drive, Apartment 2002, is wanted in connection with the shooting.

At 11:01 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, officers were dispatched to LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry Street, for a shooting.

When they arrived, they found a male victim lying on the ground suffering from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen. Moments later, a second victim was located with a gunshot wound to his leg. Both subjects were transported to Merit Health River Region for treatment. Not long after, a third victim arrived via private vehicle at Merit Health River Region.

The first victim was taken via air ambulance to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Neither of the other victims’ injuries were life-threatening.

Anyone having information concerning Winter’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511 or Crime Stoppers at 800-355-8477 (800-355-TIPS).

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