Shots fired into home of Mississippi candidate running for state representative

Posted on AllSides August 6th, 2023
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JACKSON, Miss. — Shots were fired into the home of a woman running for the Mississippi House of Representatives on Saturday, authorities said. According to Jackson Police Department interim Chief Joseph Wade, four gunmen approached the home of Tamarra Grace Butler-Washington and opened fire shortly after midnight, WAPT-TV reported. Butler-Washington said she was working late in her home after a day of campaigning when she heard shots, according to the television station. “I was working on some things for election day for my team. I heard gunshots, which, unfortunately, in...

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