aggravated assault

Lucedale man charged in Barton community shooting

A Lucedale man is behind bars, charged with aggravated assault in connection with a Wednesday night shooting. Jonah Lekey Pinkney, 36, was charged and taken to the George County jail awaiting a bond hearing. Sheriff Keith Havard said Pinkney was…

Gulfport man arrested in Emerald Pines shooting

Gulfport Police have made an arrest Thursday in a shooting at Emerald Pines Apartments that left one person dead and another in the hospital. Police say on Monday, Makhari Seven Gasaway, 20, got into a fight and pulled a gun,…

Pascagoula K9 Exo killed in line of duty

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell confirmed this morning that Pascagoula K9 officer Exo was killed in the line of duty Thursday. Exo and his handler, Officer James Prisock, were tracking a suspect wanted by Jackson County Sheriff's Department when the…

16-year-old charged with shooting into a home

A 16-year-old was behind bars Tuesday night for allegedly shooting into a home. Kenny Arrington Jr., is charged with aggravated assault and shooting into a house. The incident happened Tuesday on Avondale Circle…

Two people shot in Ocean Springs domestic incident

A 24-year-old man is in custody, charged in an early-morning shooting that injured two people in a domestic incident. Capt. Ryan Lemare with Ocean Springs Police said Brandon Ray Hinkle has been charged with domestic violence aggravated assault, aggravated assault…

Jackson County man found guilty of aggravated assault

On May 19, 2022, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Mitchell Roy Herrington, 57, guilty of Aggravated Assault. During the trial, the State presented evidence that Herrington savagely attacked his ex-girlfriend, on May 30, 2018, with a…

Ocean Springs man charged in South Pointe shooting

An Ocean Springs man was jailed Saturday after allegedly shooting two people in the South Pointe community near St. Andrews. Sheriff Mike Ezell said that about 11:30 Saturday morning, Michael Gregory Richard, 42, shot his estranged wife and her friend…