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Three charged after two people shot to death in northwest Mississippi

The three suspects are being held without bond in the Coahoma County Jail in Clarksdale.
Credit: WATN

COAHOMA COUNTY, Miss — UPDATE 8/18/2021: Three men have been charged in the shooting death of two people in Coahoma County, Mississippi, August 10.

According to the Coahoma County Sheriff's Department, Jerry Seamster, 30, D'Amonte Abrams, 23, and DeAngelo Abrams, 24, each are charged with two counts of murder and two counts of aggravated assault. They are being held without bond in the Coahoma County Jail in Clarksdale.

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Tuesday night right before 10 pm, Coahoma County Sheriff's Department responded to a shooting in Coahoma, Mississippi.

Multiple victims were found on the scene. One, Regina Smith Hopkins, was pronounced dead when the deputies arrived on scene. Three were taken to a hospital in Clarksdale, where a 14-year-old male died from his injuries.

Coahoma County Sheriff's Office and Mississippi Bureau of Investigations has opened an investigation on the incident.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Coahoma County Sheriff's investigative division at (662) 624-3085 ext. 178.

Posted by Coahoma County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 11, 2021