Evvie Williams, a 57-year-old black woman, died Monday, April 30, 2018, after being shot during an apparent home invasion, according to Jackson police.
Sgt. Roderick Holmes said a burglar came into the front door and shot both Williams and her daughter, 24-year-old Jaalyn, in the head.
Paramedics transported Jaalyn Williams to the hospital, where at last check, she was listed in critical condition.
Investigators believe one woman was shot outside and another was shot in the home.
The suspect ran away from the scene.
Police have not released a description of the assailant nor made any arrests in the case.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.
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