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19-year-old shot by homeowner after peering into car

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VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Vicksburg police, a homeowner shot a man who was looking into his car over the weekend.

On Saturday, October 29  Vicksburg police responded to Merit Health River Region around 4 a.m., regarding a gunshot victim.

According to police, 19-year-old Donald Lawrence said he was shot on Drummond Street while he was looking into a car. He told police that the homeowner saw him and shot him.

When officers went back to the address, they found the homeowner, who said he shot the 19-year-old because he was "burglarizing his vehicle".

Lawrence was airlifted to the UMMC for further treatment. The investigation is ongoing.

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