Woman injured in Leake County shooting


One person was taken to the hospital for injuries she sustained in a drive by shooting just after 1 a.m. on Spinout Rd. in Leake County.

A male and a female told Leake County Deputies that they were laying in bed and were awakened by gunfire.  The female was struck by a bullet in both of her feet.

Deputies found three bullet holes in the front door of the residence and one in the bedroom window.

A female was transported to Baptist Hospital – Leake for the injuries to her feet.

Sheriff Randy Atkinson says that the possibility of the shooting on Spinout Rd. and the shooting on Hillcrest St. in Carthage being connected is being investigated along with all other leads.

Both shootings are being actively investigated.