MBI, Hyde-Smith release statements on shooting at Senator’s home Sunday

Published 10:57 am Monday, October 23, 2023

The home of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was shot into by an unknown person Sunday afternoon.

Hyde-Smith and her family had just returned from church services when the incident occurred. No one was injured.

On Monday, Hyde-Smith and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation released the following statement:

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The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI), along with federal and local law enforcement agencies, are investigating a shooting that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, October 22nd, near the home of Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith in Lincoln County. 

No injuries have been reported.
Anyone with any information, please contact MBI at MBITIPS@dps.ms.gov. Due to this being an open and ongoing investigation, no further comment will be made by MBI at this time.


Hyde-Smith’s office released the following statement, also:


An incident involving a shooting occurred near the home of Senator Hyde-Smith early Sunday afternoon. The Senator and her family were not harmed.  Senator Hyde-Smith is grateful for the concern shown by many and the good work of federal, state, and local law enforcement.


Check back for updates on this developing story.