19-year-old Biloxi man arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling

BILOXI, Miss. (WXXV) — On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the Biloxi Police Department arrested 19-year-old Edward R. Payton Jr., of Biloxi, for shooting into an occupied dwelling.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation initiated on August 30, 2020 after a complaint of a residence being shot several times in the 300 block of Holley Street.

During the course of the investigation, Payton Jr. was developed as the alleged suspect.

Payton Jr. was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center where he is being held on a $100,000.00 bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.

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