Police looking for leads in the shooting death of a Shannon woman

August 26, 2020–12:25 p.m.


Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a Shannon woman earlier this week.

According to Sgt. Chris Fincher with the Floyd County Police Department, 57-year old Laura Regina Ross called 911 at around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

She was screaming and dispatchers could not understand what she was saying.

The phone then disconnected.

Officers were sent to the Baker Street home and found Ross, with a gunshot wound.

She was transported to Floyd Medical Center where she died at around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

If you have any information about this case, you can reach Detective Jordan Clayton at (706) 252-4219.

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