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Vicksburg Police probe shooting of teen

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A 14-year-old has been hospitalized after a shooting being investigated by the Vicksburg Police Department.

Sgt. Johnnie Edwards says it happened Wednesday about 9:07 a.m. When officers arrived at the scene, he says they found the teenager with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.

The Vicksburg Post reports the victim, whose name has not been released, was listed in stable condition and airlifted to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Edwards says it appears an altercation took place but it was early in the investigation. He says a person of interest has been brought in for questioning, but further details were not released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 601-636-2511.

Information from: The Vicksburg Post, http://www.vicksburgpost.com

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