Woman shot, man in custody

Crime StockBy Stephanie Rebman

Daily Journal

A woman was shot with a muzzleloader Saturday afternoon in Itawamba County, and one is in custody.

According to Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson, a 35-year-old Itawamba County woman was shot with a 50-caliber rifle in the lower torso while propped up on a pickup truck around 5 p.m. at 90 Fairview School Road. He said a suspect pulled up on a four-wheeler, shot her and the bullet went through her body.

Billy Joe Graham, 31, of Itawamba County, is in custody in connection with the shooting. Graham is currently on probation and is being held by police.

The woman’s condition was unknown Saturday, but she was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center.

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