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Washington Street assailant being held without bond

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Jeffrey Young was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault. (Photo by David day)

Jeffrey Young was arrested at the scene of a disturbance reported on Washington Street on Thursday.

In a dispute over property, two men walked away with injuries. One involved a gunshot wound.

Vicksburg police arrested Jeffrey Young at the scene where he is now facing a charge of aggravated assault.

The gunshot victim was transported to Merit Health River Region where he was being treated for a gunshot wound to his right leg. The wounds were not believed to be life-threatening, though the victim’s current condition is unknown at this time.

Young is being held without bond and is scheduled to appear in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Friday, April 16. Charges are pending against both people involved in the altercation.

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