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Pascagoula shooting suspect to appear in court; victim doing well

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Adrian Orville Moore. Image source: Pascagoula Police Department. Adrian Orville Moore. Image source: Pascagoula Police Department.
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

Pascagoula police said 25-year-old Adrian Orville Moore, who is accused of murder and aggravated assault on Sunday is scheduled to appear in court either Monday or Tuesday. 

According to Sgt. Calvin Hutchins, 46-year-old Alfred Durden Jr. and his brother 51-year-old, Hardy Parker Jr. both of Pascagoula were shot around 1:20 Sunday morning. Parker died from his injuries, Hutchins said. However, Durden is reportedly doing well.

One of the victims told police Moore was the shooter. The two victims were walking on the east side of the old Progressive Club located at the 1100 block of Convent Avenue and Pascagoula Street, Sergeant Calvin Hutchins said.

Hutchins said one of the victim's claims Moore walked toward them and began firing shots.  

The victim was able to call 911. When police arrived they found one victim standing near the roadway bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound, Hutchins said.

Hutchins said, police performed a search and arrest warrant at Moore's home on School Avenue in Pascagoula. He was arrested and taken to the Pascagoula Municipal Jail

Both victims were transported to Singing River Hospital by Acadian Ambulance.

At the time of the shooting, Moore was out on bond from a previous aggravated assault charge that happened on July 2010, Hutchins added.

Police have not discussed what the motive for the shooting was.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Pascagoula Police Department at 228-762-2211 or Crimestopper at 1-877-787-5898.

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