Greenville Man Attacked, Police Swarm Lake Village School

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenville man is in critical condition at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after being attacked with a gun in a robbery. The attacker was 15 years old and has been charged with an assault as an adult. Full details are coming at deltadailynews.com shortly and we’ll have any updates to the story that occur overnight on the news starting tomorrow morning at 6:00 am. UPDATE We are getting unconfirmed reports of a “major police presence at Lake Village High School”. We are attempting to verify this and will have details, if any, as they become available.


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5 Comments on "Greenville Man Attacked, Police Swarm Lake Village School"

  1. Wesley Carnicle | March 7, 2017 at 9:44 pm | Reply

    Ben Please change the title

  2. Police was called to Lakeside High School due to a fight between 2 students.

  3. Witnesses indicate seven police cars at the high school because of the incident. The official Delta Newswriters Styleguide defines more than two police vehicles at any location as a “swarm”. Although there is some argument over the proper term depending on the news agency doing the reporting. AP asks its reporters to use the term “gang” of police cars. UPI suggests that the word “conspiration” be used. And the Calypso Louie School of Journalism says the proper term is a “Murder” of police cars. Delta Daily News chooses to use the most neutral of adjectives.

  4. Zedric Turner | March 8, 2017 at 1:52 pm | Reply

    Ben, the two stories are non-related. Yes, there was fight at the high school, however, it was not related to the Greenville man being attacked and robbed. That is why the previous posts are requesting that you change the title.

  5. No, they are not the same stories. But this isn’t a story about either of them. It is an item about breaking news that is being covered to alert listeners and readers to what is coming. To wit, the two items we were working on at that time. Hence the breaking news banner. The actual individual stories were filed later as details became available. See http://deltadailynews.com/attack-by-15-year-old-robber-sends-man-to-hospital/, and http://deltadailynews.com/police-called-to-lake-village-high-school/.

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