Vicksburg man charged with murder

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Vicksburg Police charged Conti Lashun Tillis for murder and shooting into an Occupied Dwelling. 

On May 6, 2018, the police responded to a shooting at 1314 South Street. The house sustained several gunshots. When going inside the home, they found a man who had been shot multiple times. 

They rushed 21-year-old Cortez Denzel Hardy to the Merritt Health River Region Medical Center. He later died due to his injuries. 

A year later on May 13, 2019, the police responded to 900 Wabash Street and discovered the house had been shot at. No one inside was injured. 

According to the press release, After a lengthy investigation,  evidence led investigators to charge Tillis with the homicide and shooting into an occupied dwelling on Wabash Street.

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