Newton Woman Shot, Suspect in Custody


Newton, Miss. Newton Police have arrested a man in connection with a woman's shooting on Saturday morning.

Chief Harvey Curry tells Newscenter 11 that Ronnie Dale Davis has been arrested and is being charged with attempted murder. Curry says Davis shot Brenda Buckley in the head at a home on Scanlan Street in Newton just after 1 a.m.

Curry says the shooting stems from a domestic dispute. Chief Curry tells Newscenter 11 that Buckley is married, but was romantically involved with Davis at the time of the shooting.

Buckley was transported to UMC in Jackson and is currently in critical condition.


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