McComb man accidentally shoots mom in the face - - Jackson, MS

McComb man accidentally shoots mom in the face

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MAGNOLIA, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

On Monday, Pike County deputies responded to a home in Magnolia after reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, a woman, identified as Dorothy Lawrence, was laying on the ground being held by her son Richard Lawrence.

The son told police he was sitting in his pickup truck showing his mother a new 38 Caliber pistol when the gun fired and struck her in the face causing serious injuries.

He told police it was an accident.

This case is still under investigation and the victim was transported to Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

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