UPDATE: Man still wanted for Pontotoc County shooting

The man is identified as Damien Lyons, 35.

Posted: Aug 13, 2018 4:56 PM
Updated: Aug 22, 2018 5:29 PM

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - After more than a week a man is still on the loose in Pontotoc County following a weekend shooting.

The man is identified as Damien Lyons, 35.

Damien Lyons | Photo: Pontotoc County Sheriff's Dept.

The morning of August 11, Tupelo hospital personnel called the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s and said a woman had been shot in Pontotoc County.

It appears the shooter took the victim to the hospital in Tupelo and left her.

The victim is identified as Mary Gordon, 42.

Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask says Gordon is still alive. However, her current condition is stable.

Mask says children ages 5 and 8 were in the home at the time of the shooting. Family members tell WTVA one child was laying in a bed with her when the incident happened. The sheriff says Lyons is facing several unknown charges.

If you see him call authorities. @wtva9news pic.twitter.com/iraZrqpSR4

— Daranesha Herron (@DaraneshaWTVA9) August 14, 2018

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