A suspect in a blue Honda Civic was sighted firing several shots around the town of Edwards in Hinds County Wednesday before leading police on a high-speed pursuit ending in Vicksburg.
Edwards Police Chief Terence Crump pursued the suspect from Edwards onto Interstate 20 before apprehending the suspect at mile marker 6, near the U.S. Highway 61 exit in Vicksburg.
The pursuit turned into a multiple agency effort with law enforcement officers from the Edwards Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, Vicksburg Police Department, Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and Mississippi Highway Patrol working together to bring the chase to a swift and safe end around 3 p.m.
It is possible that some people were hit in the shooting spree.
“I’m not quite sure on injuries back in Edwards,” Chief Crump said. “We received a call that there were two people that showed up at the hospital with gunshot wounds. We’re going to send a representative from our department over there to see if it is connected with this crime.”
It is not clear at this time if the reports from the hospital involved this shooter. The Vicksburg Daily News will provide additional information as we receive it.