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75-year-old charged in Lamar County shooting

Clarence Anderson.  (Photo source: Lamar County Sheriff's Department) Clarence Anderson. (Photo source: Lamar County Sheriff's Department)
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A 75-year-old man is behind bars after a Sunday night shooting in Lamar County. Clarence Anderson, of Lumberton, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies responded to Anderson's home on Neimeyer Lane around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. A 32-year-old woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her chest. Rigel said the woman was shot with a small-caliber handgun. 

The victim was transported by air ambulance to the hospital and has since been treated and released.

Anderson is awaiting his initial appearance at the Lamar County Jail.

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