Man dies after being shot in the head in Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) — A man has died after being shot in the head in Vicksburg.

According to Vicksburg Police, 30-year-old Reginald Gains was shot in the head on Old 61 South around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey said the victim died at the hospital around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

police said Gaines was shot as a passenger in a vehicle.

Vicksburg Police later determined that the people in the car with Gaines got into an argument with people in another car at the Shell on Highway 61 South.

Gaines was taken to Merit Health in a personal vehicle and then airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he died.

Vicksburg Police Captain Sandra Williams said they had detained several people for questioning. Authorities are still investigating.

 

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