• Woman caught in crossfire, dies after being shot in the head while leaving church

    By: Tom Dees

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    TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. - A woman died after being shot in North Mississippi. She's was listed in critical condition but eventually died after getting caught in the crossfire of a shooting.

    According to Tunica County Sheriff's Department, the shooting happened on Sunday.

    Skyeesha Pige was on her way home from church when someone fired shots at her car. Investigators say a stray bullet hit her in the head.

    Ray Conley, the victim's fiance, told FOX13 there was a car that pulled up and started shooting at another car. Then another person down the street opened fire.

    The bullet hit her in the eye and she crashed into another car on the side of the road.

    "She was on the way home from church, she didn't deserve that. She was a good person and she shouldn't have even got caught in what they got going on - an innocent bystander just got shot."

    Conely told FOX13 he was outside mowing the lawn at the time of the shooting. After seeing the shooting and the crash, he rushed to his fiance's aid.


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    "I jumped in the truck and saw her... I saw her slumped over in her seat and put pressure to her eye because I saw a gunshot wound," Conely said.

    Conely said he's very upset about what happened. They were going to get married in July. Now, he said she died from her injuries.

    "He's aiming at the car and shooting at the car, and my fiance was coming down the street and they missed him and shot her," Conley said.

    Deputies said they arrested Anfernee Harris and charged him with aggravated assault in the case. Dontarrius Hibbler turned himself in Monday evening around 6:30. 

    Harris and Hibbler are both facing charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault. Harris’ bond was set at $150,000 for those charges.

    Hibbler’s bond was set at $170,000. However, the judge revoked the bond because Hibbler was previously released on bail for aggravated assault and drive-by shooting on June 29, 2018.

    The Tunica County Sheriffs Department told FOX13 she was not the intended victim. 

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