Moss Point Police searching for two suspects in May 27 shooting that left one dead

Moss Point Police have arrested one person in connection with a May 27 shooting on Lilly Circle and are asking the public’s help to find two more suspects in the case.

Police Chief Brandon Ashley said in a press release that Anthony Rashawn Hunt recently was taken into custody in New Orleans and is awaiting extradition. Two other suspects, Jamichael Jacquiz Jenkins and Nekila Michelle Davis, aka “Moonpie” have warrants issued for their arrests and are considered armed and dangerous.

On May 27, about 11 p.m., officers were notified of a shooting victim at Singing River Hospital. Officers learned the victim was brought to the hospital from the 4900 block of Lilly Circle. The victim, Devonte Carson, 27, died from his injuries at the hospital.

Police have learned from witness statements that three people drove to Lilly Circle in a Chevy Blazer driven by a female. Two males exited the vehicle and began an argument with Carson. A fight ensued, followed by several shots being fired and the victim being hit. All three suspects then fled in the Blazer.

Moss Point Police are asking the public’s help with any information about this case by contacting Detective Kim Snowden at 228-475-1711 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 or www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

 

 

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