The break-in happened before dawn Monday in Jackson, and police Sgt. Roderick Holmes says a suspect was not immediately identified.
Holmes says 57-year-old Evvie Williams was shot during the break-in and ran to a neighbor’s house, where she died.
Her 24-year-old daughter, Jaalyn Williams, was shot in the face. She was hospitalized in critical condition.
Holmes says the door of their home had been forced open. An investigation continues.