The Vicksburg Police Department investigators are continuing to investigate the shooting of ten year old Jerald Tucker, Jr. Those who were present at the time of the shooting are still being questioned in an attempt to ascertain an accurate account of the events surrounding the incident.
The shooting appears to be accidental; the district attorney's has been apprised of the incident and no charges have been filed against anyone at this time.
Yesterday, a small caliber handgun believed to be the weapon involved in the shooting was recovered from a bayou behind the residence. The weapon has been taken to the Mississippi Crime Laboratory for processing.
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