UPDATE: Arrest made for Chickasaw County shooting

John Smith, 47, of Houston, is accused of shooting a woman in the head Tuesday evening in Chickasaw County.

Posted: Jan 9, 2019 7:26 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2019 7:26 PM

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being shot in the head on tuesday night wtva's evan hensley is outside of the home where it took place, and joins us live with more... the chickasaw county sheriffs department says that 41 year old nora east had been shot in the head around 5 yesterday and had to drive down this road i'm on now, to get to a neighbor to call 911 herfiance's brother is now in jail and facing charges for the shooting... only reason for living ." 47 year old john smith is now facing charges for aggravated assault and burglary with a weapon. the sheriffs department says that east lived in the home with smith's brother, who owned it. i spoke with east's daughter southern to learn how she first heard the news from her family... southern bliven - daughter of victim "she was like have you heard the news? and i thought it was about my son because she was keeping him that night. and she was like your mama got shot and i just froze, started shaking, almost dropped to my knees, my hear just dropped." one neighbor who knows both families involved shared his frustrations... nathan sizemore - neighbor "yeah i hate it, i hat it for her and her children and for jason and his folks too. i just hate it for everybody, i hope they will all get past it someway." bliven says that her mom got 7 staples in her head and will be reevaluated at the end of the week... "i'm just so glad that she is still here. she just had her first grand-baby so. she says that's her only reason for living." i did learn that east is recovering from the incident back here in houston, but is still having a hard time realizing that it happened. reporting live in houston, eh wtva 9 news in corinth, police continue to search for those responsible
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