VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Vicksburg by an attorney on behalf of a nightclub in the city.
Vicksburg Daily News reported Jacques’ has filed the lawsuit, alleging that the city violated their rights to operate a legitimate business.
Last week, Sunflower County Chancellor Debra Giles ruled the City of Vicksburg’s preliminary injunction against Jacques’ was void.
The City of Vicksburg’s legal department filed a motion for reconsideration with the Warren County Chancery Court.
Previously, the City of Vicksburg filed a petition to declare Jacques’ a public nuisance. There have been two shooting incidents that took place at the nightclub earlier this year in the parking lot near the business.
Mayor George Flaggs, Jr., said there has been excessive gunfire at the location, as well as underage drinking and fights.