Three charged with murder after innocent bystander shot dead in Tunica County
TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. — A Mississippi woman was airlifted to Memphis after authorities say she was shot Sunday afternoon in Tunica County.
According to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Skyeesha Pige was traveling down Nellie Johnson Drive around 3:45 p.m. Sunday when shots were fired. She was airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis after first responders found her unresponsive in her car.
She was pronounced dead at 7 p.m. Monday.
Investigators said the victim wasn’t the intended target, but instead an innocent by stander on her way home.
Authorities said they later identified the intended target and three suspects connected to the case. They identified the suspects as 22-year-old Anfernee Harris, 18-year-old Dontarrius Hibbler and Ronald Ladd Junior. All three were charged with aggravated assault and second degree murder.