Hattiesburg woman murdered along Bouie Street

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg woman shot in the abdomen over the weekend has died and her alleged assailant has now been charged with murder.

Thomas Flynt, 47, of Ben Thompson Road in Hattiesburg, was jailed Saturday night on aggravated assault charges after Teresa Grover, 41, was shot once in the stomach while she was standing in a parking lot in the 900 block of Bouie Street.

The woman died of her injuries today (Monday), and Flynt's charges have been upgraded to murder.

No word on what prompted the shooting.