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Man arrested in Vicksburg shooting

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Police have made an arrest in a shooting in Vicksburg.

Charlie Stamps III, 25, is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Stamps is accused of shooting Jason Johnson, 38, in the chest as the two sat in a car at the BP gas station on Alcorn Drive and Mission-66 in Vicksburg Monday afternoon. Based on statements from the victim, police believe the men had been fighting over money.

Johnson was airlifted to a Jackson hospital. Stamps later turned himself in to Vicksburg police.

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