- Associated Press - Monday, March 3, 2014

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Vicksburg say a teenager was wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday evening.

Police Chief Walter Armstrong tells The Vicksburg Post (http://bit.ly/1fBZqwp ) the shooting happened at about 6 p.m. on South Street.

Armstrong would not release the identity of the victim but said the 16-year-old was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Investigators say at least two shots were fired from a maroon car. At least three males were in the vehicle, Armstrong says.

Police are searching for suspects.

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

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