Neighbors react to postal worker shooting

ATTALA COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV)– A rural postal worker is shot Thursday in Attala County and remains in critical condition. ​​

The events have shaken the neighbors along Highway 35 ​in Attala County. A postal worker was just doing her job ​when she was critically hurt. ​
Witnesses gave us a picture they say shows the suspect’s car on Highway 35 after he was taken into custody and onto​ the hospital for shooting a postal worker.​
“We have one female postal worker that was a rural mail carrier that had been shot,” said Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail. “She had ​been carried to UMMC in Jackson where she is in critical condition we also have the subject ​in custody he’s in UMMC in Jackson.”​

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is also looking into an officer-involved shooting. Friends are asking for prayers for the postal worker. ​

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