Bond set at $60,000 for woman accused in Walmart shooting

Published 4:39 pm Thursday, February 24, 2022

Bond was set at $60,000 for a Tallulah woman charged with aggravated assault in the Feb. 20 shooting of another woman in Walmart.

Tonya Robinson, 45, is accused of shooting the woman after an argument in the store with another woman from Tallulah. She has since been released on bond.

According to Vicksburg police reports, the shooting victim was the daughter of Robinson’s alleged intended target. The wounded woman was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center by Vicksburg Fire Department Ambulance.

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Before first responders arrived, VFD Chief Craig Danczyk said two off-duty fire department officers were in the store and rendered care until on-duty personnel arrived.

Robinson later turned herself in at the Madison Parish, La., Sheriff’s Office.


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