Brothers arrested in Friday night shooting - - Jackson, MS

Brothers arrested in Friday night shooting

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VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) – Two Vicksburg brothers are being charged with a Friday night shooting that has left a man hospitalized.

Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong said 19-year-old Anthony Lewis Jr. and his brother 17 year-old Davionte Wince were arrested Saturday night in Vicksburg.

They are accused of the shooting and the attempted armed robbery of 19 year old Eddie Johnson.

According to police, Johnson was at the corner of Mission 66 and M.L.K. Drive when he was shot just after 10 p.m.

A 15-year-old is also in custody in connection with the shooting.

Lewis is charged with attempted armed robbery, aggravated assault and causing or directing a minor to commit a felony.

Wince is charged with attempted robbery and aggravated assault.

Johnson remains in a Vicksburg hospital.

The extent of his injuries is not known.

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