Homeowner tells Vicksburg Police he shot man breaking into his vehicle

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) — Vicksburg Police are investigating a shooting that left a 19-year-old injured. Police said the homeowner told them the person he shot was trying to burglarize his car.

Officers went to Merit Health River Region around 4 a.m. Saturday after a teenager showed up to be treated for a gunshot would.

The teen told police that he was shot on Drummond Street while he was looking into a vehicle.

Investigators went to the scene and were able to find the homeowner. The homeowner told police that he shot a person who was burglarizing his vehicle.

The shooting is still under investigation.


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