Mother killed, daughter wounded during Jackson home burglary

Published 8:30 pm Monday, April 30, 2018

JACKSON (AP) — A mother was shot to death and her adult daughter was wounded during a burglary of their home.

The break-in happened before dawn Monday in Jackson, and police Sgt. Roderick Holmes says a suspect was not immediately identified.

Holmes says 57-year-old Evvie Williams was shot during the break-in and ran to a neighbor’s house, where she died.

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Her 24-year-old daughter, Jaalyn Williams, was shot in the face. She was hospitalized in critical condition.

Holmes says the door of their home had been forced open. An investigation continues.