Man charged in shooting death of woman

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss (WTOK) - Lauderdale County authorities are investigating a deadly shooting that took place Saturday morning.

Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says deputies were called to a home on Old Homestead Rd. around 7:20 a.m. where a woman had been shot. Calhoun says a female was located that had been shot two times. She was transported by Metro Ambulance to a local hospital where she died.

Investigators say they quickly developed a suspect through witness statements. Around 9:25 a.m. 36-year-old Gregory Freeman was taken into custody in Lee County, Mississippi.

Freeman is currently in the Lauderdale County Jail where he is charged with one count murder and one count motor-vehicle theft. Freeman's total bond is set at $510,000.

The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time.