Man in custody after Attala County shooting

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A woman was wounded and the alleged Attala County shooter is in custody.

Posted: May 16, 2019 1:55 PM

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - An alleged shooter was taken into custody after a woman was wounded in Attala County.

Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail confirmed Ryan Steen, 21, was taken into custody at noon on Thursday at the Walmart store in Louisville.

Steen is accused of shooting a woman in the chest overnight.

Nail said the shooting happened in the 13000 block of Highway 12 West, which is outside the town limits of Kosciusko.

The woman was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Investigators hope to find a motive for the shooting.

According to the sheriff, Steen and the woman were friends and not in a relationship.

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