Vicksburg PD: 16-year-old taken to hospital after being shot in the back, legs

Vicksburg PD: 16-year-old taken to hospital after being shot in the back, legs
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WLBT) - A teenager is now in stable condition after being shot in Vicksburg.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the 1800 block of Court Street.

There they found a 16-year-old male who had taken multiple shots in the back and in the legs.

Those that witnessed the incident told police that the suspected shooter left the scene in a small, red hatchback - possibly a Toyota Corolla.

Vicksburg PD: 16-year-old taken to hospital after being shot in the back, legs
Vicksburg PD: 16-year-old taken to hospital after being shot in the back, legs (Source: Vicksburg Police Department)

That vehicle, which had been reported stolen around 11 a.m. on Friday, was discovered by police Saturday morning on Valley Street.

Updates on this case will be provided as they become available.

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