Picayune man wanted for attempted murder arrested in Waveland

A suspect wanted in Pearl River County in an attempted murder case was arrested Saturday in Waveland
Amanti Briscoe, 23, was taken into custody after police acted on a tip from Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers posted to social media on Thursday that Briscoe was sought by the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department on an attempted murder charge and by Picayune Police on two counts of grand larceny and another for petit larceny.

Briscoe is accused of firing at least eight shots into a building last week where families lived.

Picayune police say Briscoe is from the Picayune area.

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