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Vicksburg Boy who was Shot in the Head Monday Dies

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Chip Ward

VICKSBURG, Miss — A 10-year-old who was shot in the head Monday at his Vicksburg home has died. Jerald Tucker’s heartbeat left Wednesday afternoon. He had been at University of Mississippi Medical Center in critical condition since the incident

Still no charges have been filed in the shooting. The shooting appears to have been an accident. Jerald’s siblings and a friend of one of the siblings were at the home when it happened. They are still being questioned. The gun, believed have been used in the shooting, was found in a creek near the home.

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