January 14, 2022

Shooting in Natchez leaves one dead, one wounded

Mary Apel

Natchez Police say they responded to shots fired around 9:45 p.m. Thursday on North Union Street.

Upon arrival at the scene, they found 35-year-old Antonio Foster lying dead on the sidewalk from multiple gunshot wounds.

A second victim, 32-year-old Wayne Hammett, was also shot and transported to a hospital by a private vehicle. He was then rushed to UMMC in Jackson. His condition is unknown at this time.

Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry is asking anyone with information on this shooting to call police at 601-445-5565 or CrimeStoppers at 888-442-5001.

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