Police say they got a call about the shooting around 1:30 am Thursday. It happened in the 600 block of North 30th Street in the Creekwood community.
Natalie Scott, 45, was shot twice in the leg. Police say she lost a significant amount of blood, but her injuries are not life-threatening.
Neighbors at first thought the gunfire was fireworks.
Police officers say they've had a difficult time getting witnesses to give a clear description of the car that drove by.
They do not think it was a random shooting, but they don't think Scott was the intended victim.
The MS Bureau of Investigation confirms eight people were shot and killed overnight in Lincoln County. One of those dead includes a Lincoln County deputy.