Biloxi police arrest two in connection to shooting

Biloxi police have made two arrests in connection to a shooting that occurred in late July.

Twenty-one year-old Coderian Cain of McComb is charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a felon, and 24-year-old Corey Cowart Jr. of Biloxi is charged with accessory to aggravated assault.

Around 7:50 p.m. on July 24th, police responded to a shooting at the Elmwood Apartments on Lawrence Drive. Upon arrival, authorities discovered two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

One victim was pronounced dead at the hospital while the other was treated for non-life threatening injuries and later released.

Cowart and Cain were arrested in Pike County and transported to Biloxi to be charged in the incident.

Cain’s bond is set at $550,000 while Cowart’s is posted at $250,000.

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