Pike County man accused of shooting girlfriend arrested - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Pike County man accused of shooting girlfriend arrested

Source: Pike County Sheriff's office Source: Pike County Sheriff's office
PIKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Pike County man is accused of killing his girlfriend in front of 3 young children.

Lawrence County deputies arrested George Smith Thursday night.

Pike County authorities received a call yesterday that a woman had been shot in the head at a home on McComb-Holmesville Road.

When deputies arrived they found the victim Samantha McCarty.

The sheriff's office says Smith made the 911 call.

The children are now in the custody of DHS.

Smith remains in the Pike County jail.

A court appearance has not yet been scheduled.

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