Moss Point Man Arrested & Charged With Murder

Police say an argument that got out of hand may be behind a late night shooting in Gulfport.

29-year-old Juan Jones, of Moss Point, is in custody facing a murder charge.

Investigators say the incident occurred just before midnight in the 1800 block of 30th Avenue, West of the Boiler Room nightclub in West Gulfport.

We had previously reported that the incident took place specifically at the Boiler Room.

Police say Jones and 34 year old Michael Stallworth got into an argument.

When it escalated, police say Jones pulled out a gun and shot Stallworth twice.

Stallworth died later at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport.

No word yet on what caused the argument.

The case is still under investigation.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Gulfport Police Department at 868-5959.