Homicide investigation underway in Moss Point

Moss Point police are investigating a New Year’s Eve shooting that claimed the life of one individual.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. yesterday, officers responded to a shots fired call in the area of Richard Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard and another call regarding a gunshot victim at Singing River Hospital.

At the hospital, officers discovered that 22-year-old Javantavous Davison has died of his injuries.

Police say Davison had been riding in a black Honda Civic on MLK Boulevard near Mill Avenue when the car was approached by two black males wearing black clothing.

At least one of the males fired on the vehicle, hitting Davison.

Detectives are currently investigating witnesses in order to identify suspects in this case.

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