Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

Posted: Updated:
Jalen Shaquille Williams (left) and Rashad Rejohn Johnson (right) (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.) Jalen Shaquille Williams (left) and Rashad Rejohn Johnson (right) (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
Police arrested Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge. (Photo source: WLOX) Police arrested Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge. (Photo source: WLOX)
Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot and killed in his home on Carson Drive in Gulfport July 22. (Photo source: Facebook) Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot and killed in his home on Carson Drive in Gulfport July 22. (Photo source: Facebook)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die.

Monday night, investigators tracked down Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, and arrested him at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge.

Both young men are now being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility in lieu of $1 million bond.

Police say Williams and Johnson were armed when they entered Hayes's Carson Drive home late on the night of July 22. They woke Hayes up and assaulted him. It was during that attack, that Hayes was shot in the groin. Police say the teens then tried to steal the victim's car, but when they couldn't get in, they left.

As for the victim, the bullet severed an artery and Hayes bled to death, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.

Copyright 2014 WLOX. All rights reserved.

  • Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murderMore>>

  • Coroner: Gulfport murder victim was shot in the groin

    Coroner: Gulfport murder victim was shot in the groin

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:54:09 GMT
    According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot in the groin area and bled to death just a few hours later Tuesday night.More >>
    An area of Gulfport still reeling from the brutal murder of a child last week was hit with another violent death Tuesday night. According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot in the groin area and bled to death just a few hours later.More >>
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Dismembered human corpse identified, suspected killer in jail

    Dismembered human corpse identified, suspected killer in jail

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:10:09 GMT
    (WMC) - Investigators have identified the man whose head they found inside a black garbage bag after police believe he'd likely been dead for more than a week. Police say the victim has been identifiedMore >>
    Investigators have identified the man whose head they found inside a black garbage bag after police believe he'd likely been dead for more than a week.More >>
  • Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app

    Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:00:09 GMT
    An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate.More >>
    An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate. Johnson discovered the posts last week, and she says what she read would make parents cringe.More >>
  • 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

    'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:38:35 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.More >>
    A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

208 DeBuys Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
(228) 896-1313

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WLOX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.