Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder in Columbia shooting

Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder in Columbia shooting

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - A woman is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the Friday afternoon death of a Columbia man, according to Columbia Police Chief Michael Kelly.

Holly Mitchell, 29, was arrested on Friday, Jan. 4, after allegedly shooting Sean Mitchell. Officials said shots were fired in the area of Dale Street and Wilkes Avenue around 4 p.m. When officers arrived, Sean was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

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Sean was taken to Marion General Hospital and then transferred to Forrest General in Hattiesburg, where he later died from his injuries.

According to police, it is believed the shooting stemmed from a domestic incident.

Holly was also charged with aggravated assault and possession of a controlled substance and felony child abuse.

Her bond was set at $540,000.

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