3-year-old dies from gunshot wound in Vicksburg


UPDATE: Authorities tell WJTV that the child’s name is Jayceon Hasty. This is considered a death investigation at this time. We’re told that no arrests have been made.


VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) –  The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating after a three-year-old was found shot at a home on Ford Street.

According to Capt. Sandra Williams, police received a call around 12:25 Sunday afternoon.

We’re told a three-year-old boy died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators are currently interviewing people that were inside the house at the time of the shooting.

Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey says he believes the shooting was accidental and self-inflicted.

At this time no arrests have been made.

 

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