Jackson County Sheriff: Five arrests made in gang-related shooting in St. Martin
ST. MARTIN, Miss. (WXXV) — Three more suspects have been charged in a gang-related shooting that injured two people Saturday, April 18.
A total of five arrests have now been made in connection to the alleged crimes.
22-year-old Quincy Brown of Pascagoula, and 21-year old Jimon Dixon of Biloxi, are each charged with armed carjacking, aggravated assault, and shooting at a motor vehicle. Their bonds are $1,250,000 each.
20-year old Jalin Stallworth of Moss Point, was also arrested for aggravated assault and shooting at a motor vehicle, with bond set at $750,000.
Stallworth was out of jail on bond for a prior felony aggravated assault charge through the Moss Point Police Department. County Court Judge Mark Watts revoked that bond.
20-year-old Cedric Porter of Ocean Springs and 22-year-old Tyler Polk of Biloxi, were also arrested earlier Monday, April 20. They are each charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of shooting into a motor vehicle. Their bonds are $750,000 each.
Sheriff Mike Ezell says the shooting occurred during a disagreement between rival gang members near McClellan Road, off Washington Avenue in St. Martin.
The sheriff says Brown and Dixon were both shot and treated for non-life threatening injuries at Merit Hospital in Biloxi. All of the people involved were in vehicles.
This is an ongoing investigation and authorities say more arrests could follow.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Jason Pharez at 228-769-3065, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch at 228-769-3063, or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898 or mscoastcrimestoppers.com.