Tishomingo County attempted murder suspect arraigned



By Lena Mitchell

Daily Journal Corinth Bureau

IUKA – During an initial appearance in Tishomingo County justice court, bond was set for Herbert Lee Bennett, 57, at $100,000 on a charge of attempted murder, said Assistant Chief Deputy Jeff Palmer.

Bennett was arrested Friday after a shooting at a County Road 158 residence that wounded Francine Angel, 48, of Iuka.

Authorities said Bennett fired a bullet Bennett at Angel’s head, which grazed her face and exited around her ear.

Angel was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was released Sunday, Palmer said.