One killed, two injured in Thanksgiving shooting

Published 6:42 am Friday, November 27, 2020

One man was killed and two others wounded in a Thanksgiving night shooting in Vicksburg.

According to Vicksburg police, officers responded at about 7:42 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of Harrison Street arrived to find 28-year-old Joshua R. Coffee dead from a gunshot wound and two other men wounded.

All three were taken to Merit Health River Region, where Coffee was pronounced dead in the hospital emergency room.

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Officers collected several firearms as evidence at the scene. No arrests have been made and the shooting remains under investigation.