CLARKSDALE, Miss. — A masked gunman kicked in the front door of a home where children were inside in Mississippi and opened fire.
A woman is dead and her cousin is in critical condition. The coroner handling the case told FOX13 the shooting happened on the 900 block of Cheyenne.
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Police Chief Williams said they received the call around 9:40 p.m. on Monday.
Lakisha McGee, 38, is the woman killed.
Her cousin has been identified as Jeremy McGee.
Investigators told FOX13 the gunman opened fire on Lakisha and Jeremy McGee. Jeremy then ran out the back door, down an alleyway, and onto a driveway. Neighbor Gary Kelly found him in the driveway.
“He was on the ground… my wife heard somebody say, ‘help me, help me, I have been shot.’ He was covered in blood,” said Kelly.
McGee’s family said they did not want to speak about the incident.
Police told FOX13 the house was full of children at the time of the shooting.
Kelly said when police arrived, his wife alerted them to Jeremy McGee in the driveway next door.
Multiple neighbors did not want to go on camera, but they did say they heard multiple gunshots outside the street.
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