Suspect charged in Saturday night shooting in Biloxi

James Mcmorris
James McMorris Jr.

A man identified as the shooter in a Saturday evening shooting on Briarfield Avenue has been charged with manslaughter.

30-year-old James McMorris Jr. was charged with manslaughter. He was taken to the Harrison County jail. His bond was set at $500,000.

Biloxi Police say officers responded to Briarfield Avenue about 8:28 p.m. Saturday in response to a call about a shooting.

On scene, officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses at the scene identified the shooter as McMorris. He was found nearby and taken into custody.

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