Music video’s fake suicide prompts police to issue arrest warrant

Published 9:25 pm Saturday, December 14, 2019

The Vicksburg Police Department has issued a warrant for a man who reportedly fired a gun while performing a music video on social media.

Capt. Mike Bryant, with the Vicksburg Police Department, said the warrant accuses Devin Sheppard, 20, 907 Yazoo St. with discharging a firearm inside the city limits.

If convicted, he faces a mandatory 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.

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According to police reports, Sheppard fired the gun while attempting a fake suicide during the video, while it was being live-streamed over social media.