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5 in custody in connection with Pass Christian shooting

Johnson (top left), Ratcliff (top right), Malcolm Dedeaux (bottom left), Williams (bottom right) Johnson (top left), Ratcliff (top right), Malcolm Dedeaux (bottom left), Williams (bottom right)
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) -

Police have confirmed that arrest warrants have been issued for multiple individuals involved in a deadly parade shooting in Pass Christian on Feb. 7.

According to Pass Christian Police Chief Timothy Hendricks, direct arrest warrants were issued and the following people are in custody: 

  • Malcolm Joseph Dedeaux of Gulfport: two counts of second degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm after felony conviction.
  • Donald Dedeaux of Gulfport (no mugshot): two counts of second degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault.
  • Jessie Lee Williams of Gulfport: two counts of second degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm after felony conviction.
  • Jermaine Rashad Ratcliff of Gulfport: two counts of second degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm after felony conviction.
  • Charles Earl Johnson of Gulfport: possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

Although the suspects have been taken into custody, the investigation is ongoing. Hendricks notes that there is a possibility that additional individuals may be named and charged. Anyone with information is asked to contact PCPD at 228-452-3301 or at investigations@ci.pass-christian.ms.us.

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