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Jackson woman shot in head by roommate

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson woman is fighting for her life after being shot in the head by her girlfriend.

Police say a verbal altercation lead to the shooting before noon Tuesday at a small apartment complex on Bishop Avenue.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim until they speak with relatives.

Brandy Bush, 27, remains behind bars.

Bush is charged with aggravated assault.

The shooting suspect apparently called police and was on the scene when they arrived.

A neighbor, Steven Course, said the women had lived next door for several months.

"This street is pretty quiet you know," Course said. "We don't have too many problems over there. Not next door either? No, first time anything's ever happened over there."

Police say charges could be upgraded.

There is no word on what the women were arguing about.

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