GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport capital murder suspect D'Juan Holloway is on his way back to Mississippi. Harrison County Assistant District Attorney Crosby Parker confirms Holloway was picked up from a New Mexico jail.
Crosby said Holloway is being transported by a private company, and he could not elaborate on when he will reach the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.
Sheriff Troy Peterson said the transport company picked Holloway up Saturday, and they will drive until they fill up the transport vehicle with other inmates. Peterson said it could be five to 10 days before he gets to Mississippi.
Holloway is accused of gunning down 19-year-old Ray Howze in January of 2015, stealing his car and attempting a cross-country getaway.
Holloway was finally spotted on Interstate 10 in New Mexico, where he was arrested after a brief shootout with state police, according to investigators. No officers were injured, but Holloway had to be air lifted to a nearby hospital.
Earlier this month, WLOX News Now published a special report that detailed exactly what happened during the shootout with police. That report includes footage from dashboard and body cameras worn by the officers involved.