Woman shoots boyfriend in leg; Both arrested on drug charges

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A fight between a couple lands both of them end jail.

Yolanda Wells
Yolanda Wells

Jackson Police said 36-year-old Yolanda Wells shot her boyfriend 66-year-old David Wallace in the leg on Saturday during a dispute at a residence on Suncrest Drive.

Wallace was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injury.

Officers searched the home and found five pounds of marijuana, two ounces of crack cocaine, and two handguns.

Wells is charged with aggravated assault and possession on marijuana with intent to distribute.

David Wallace
David Wallace

When Wallace was released from the hospital, he was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute with a firearm, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute with a firearm and for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

He is currently on federal probation for a previous bank robbery conviction.

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