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Woman shot during carjacking in Crystal Springs

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CRYSTAL SPRINGS, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Copiah County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help from the public with an armed carjacking case that happened Monday on Old Hwy 27 around 2:51 pm.

The incident took place at Hwy 27 #1 in Crystal Springs MS.

A white Chevy Tahoe with black tinted windows drove around a white Cadillac Escalade with a white female driver. The Tahoe blocked the Escalade and an unidentified black male got out of the Tahoe and approached with a gun drawn at her.

The victim and the suspect both exchanged gunfire resulting in the victim sustaining a gunshot in her lower right leg. The suspect drove away in the victim's Escalade heading south on Hwy 27.

The victims .38 cal Smith & Wesson revolver was taken during incident and the suspect was described only as a black male.

Anyone with information that could help lead to an arrest in this case would be eligible for a reward of up to $2500. 

Please call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477) or submit a tip online by clicking here.

You can also submit your tip information from a mobile device or any other computer by clicking here.

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