Second man pleads in guilty in 2016 killing at Hattiesburg restaurant

A second man has pleaded guilty today for his role in a 2016 shooting at Mugshots in Hattiesburg.

Twenty-eight year-old Demethius Dixon, also known as ‘Deezy,’ of Louisiana pled guilty today for carrying and using a firearm during a drug trafficking crime.

On June 26th, 2016, Dixon and his co-defendant James Windham met with a third party at a Hattiesburg Mugshots restaurant to sell two ounces of marijuana.

During the drug transaction, Dixon discharged a firearm multiple times, ultimately resulting in the death of the third party.

Following the shooting, Dixon and Windham fled from the scene, discarding the marijuana and firearms which police recovered shortly after.

Sentencing for Dixon and Windham is set for January 12th, 2021.

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