One teen charged, second teen sought in Gautier drive-by shooting

Gautier Driveby
Watson, left, and Phillips

A 16-year-old is behind bars after Gautier Police charged him in connection with the March 31 drive-by shooting on Louis Alexis Trail.

Steven Michael Watson of Gautier was arrested during a traffic stop and charged as an adult Friday with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Another Gautier teen, 16-year-old Byliah Isaigh Phillips, is wanted in connection to the drive-by shooting. Phillips is at-large and is wanted on three counts of of aggravated assault and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling. He is considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information about this crime, please call Gautier Police at 228-497-2486 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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