UPDATE: Vicksburg Police make arrest in restaurant shooting - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

UPDATE: Vicksburg Police make arrest in restaurant shooting

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
Source: Google maps Source: Google maps
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Vicksburg Police have charged 58-year-old James Jeffery McBroom of #5 Hayfield Road with aggravated assault in connection with a Wednesday night shooting at the Klondyke Restaurant at 100 North Washington Street.

McBroom’s initial appearance will be Friday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m. in the Vicksburg Municipal Court.

On Wednesday, around 9:06 p.m. Vicksburg Police responded to The Klondyke Restaurant on North Washington Street in reference to a disturbance. Once on scene police learned one person had been shot and taken to Merritt Health River Region Medical Center by private vehicle.

Witnesses told police there was a fight that broke out in the restaurant and then into the parking lot. Once outside, police say a person pulled a gun and shot 64-year-old Billy Joe Harrison. He sustained one gunshot wound to the chest. Harrison was listed in stable but critical condition.

The Klondyke Restaurant will remain open, but the after-hours lounge will be closed until further notice.

Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Search ongoing for gunman after 4 killed, 4 injured in mass shooting at Waffle House

    Search ongoing for gunman after 4 killed, 4 injured in mass shooting at Waffle House

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:55:32 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:21:19 GMT
    Travis Reinking (Courtesy: Metro Police)Travis Reinking (Courtesy: Metro Police)

    Four people were killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch early Sunday. The suspect is still on the run.

    More >>

    Four people were killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch early Sunday. The suspect is still on the run.

    More >>
  • 4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 12:34:45 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:25:26 GMT
    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)
    Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

    More >>

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

    More >>
  • Woman loses home at auction to former attorney

    Woman loses home at auction to former attorney

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-22 03:11:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:23:15 GMT
    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney. (Source: KPLR/CNN)Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney. (Source: KPLR/CNN)

    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney.

    More >>

    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly