Shots fired near Mississippi US senator’s house. Official statements released on incident.

Published 11:41 am Monday, October 23, 2023

The home of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was shot into by an unknown person Sunday afternoon.

Hyde-Smith and her family had just returned from church services when the incident occurred.

No one was injured.

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On Monday, Hyde-Smith and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation released the following statement:

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI), along with federal and local law enforcement agencies, are investigating a shooting that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, October 22nd, near the home of Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith in Lincoln County.  No injuries have been reported. Anyone with any information, please contact MBI at Due to this being an open and ongoing investigation, no further comment will be made by MBI at this time.  

Hyde-Smith’s office released the following statement, also:

An incident involving a shooting occurred near the home of Senator Hyde-Smith early Sunday afternoon. The Senator and her family were not harmed.  Senator Hyde-Smith is grateful for the concern show by many and the good work of federal, state, and local law enforcement.