Woman shot in head in Pike County; 1 arrested

Aundra Johnson (Photo: Pike County Sheriff's Office)

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Deputies arrested a man for murder in Pike County Saturday evening.

Chief of Investigations for the Pike County Sheriff’s Department Greg Martin said deputies went to Mt. Zion Road around 5:46 p.m. for a separate disturbance call.

While they were at that location, the heard a gun shot. Deputies went to the area where they heard the sound and found 33-year-old Tyshekia Hughes lying on the grown. She had been shot in the head.

They said 40-year-old Aundra Johnson was trying to leave the scene. Deputies chased him on foot and took him into custody. They also confiscated a weapon.

He is charged with murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felony.

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