Victoria Terrell, owner of Vikki Layne’s restaurant on Walnut Street in downtown Hattiesburg, would have liked to think that 2019 was a more progressive time – a time where, hopefully, racism was fading away.
The Perry County man who was recently taken into custody and placed on psychiatric hold after acting suspiciously with a firearm at Walmart in Petal has been placed in a facility under court order for involuntary treatment.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with two counts of violating the Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law after posting threats against the Lamar County School District on social media.
The man who was taken into custody and put on a 72-hour Crisis Intervention Team hold Saturday after acting suspiciously with a firearm at Walmart in Petal will be further evaluated by two more psychiatrists to determine his mental state.
One man is dead after a fight and shooting on Little Black Creek Road, in an incident which police believe was self-defense.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, officers found a 31-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds.