Stolen Vicksburg vehicle found in New Mexico

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – A shooting victim’s car was located in New Mexico early Saturday morning.

The Vicksburg Police Department received a National Crime Information Center alert in relation to Mr. John Thomas’ stolen Honda Accord.

Thomas was found in a parking lot Sunday, March 6, with a gunshot wound. Thomas reported that his car was taken after he had been shot.

The vehicle was spotted in Las Cruces, New Mexico without a license plate, which resulted in a traffic stop by authorities.

The driver inside of the vehicle was taken into custody and detained.

The driver has not been identified at this time.

VPD is working with authorities in Las Cruces about this incident.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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