Moss Point police searching for shooting suspect

Clarence W. Jones III. Image source: Moss Point Police Department.
Clarence W. Jones III. Image source: Moss Point Police Department.

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Clarence W. Jones III, 19, of Pascagoula after he allegedly shot a 55-year-old man in the leg around 2 a.m. Saturday, according to Moss Point Chief Keith Davis.

Davis said, the shooting happened during a home invasion at the 5000 block of Billy Avenue in Moss Point. Police learned of the shooting after a report came in to the Moss Point Police Department.

The victim was transported to Singing River Hospital's Emergency Room in Pascagoula. Davis said the man was released from the hospital after treatment.

If you have any information into the whereabouts of Clarence Jones call the Moss Point Police Dispatch at 228-475-1711. You can also call Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-433-8477 or visit their website at www.gulfcoastcrimestoppers.org. The identity of anyone providing information on Jones is considered confidential. Providing information leading to the arrest of Jones can lead to a reward, if reported to Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers.

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