Police Looking for Suspect Who Injured Women in Incident

Police say, A female victim, who was shot in a random act of violence has passed away. The incident happened on Friday, September 6, 2019 on Highway 412 in Pemiscot County. The victim was identified as 42 year-old Carey L. Taylor. Police were dispatched at 9:06.p.m. on September 6, 2019. Officers say, man and a woman were driving on Highway 412, near the Route U overpass, near Caruthersville. Officials believe the homicide was possibly brought on by road rage based on statements made by the couple after the incident. Police say, a car came up behind the couple at a high rate of speed and tailgated them. The car then passed them on the other lane and slowed down. When the victims’ car came up next to the suspect’s car, police said she and her husband heard gunshots. They pulled over and saw she had been shot. The female victim was taken to a hospital in the Sikeston area. Law enforcement has confirmed the victim died from her injuries. Officers say, , the suspect car kept going westbound on Hwy. 412. , and that the couple told authorities they did not know the shooter.  The incident is still under investigation.

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