Man killed in Moss Point shooting identified

Man killed in Moss Point shooting identified

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - A man killed in an overnight shooting Friday in Moss Point has been identified.

Police say they arrived at the scene of the crime to find Ronald Broadnax of Moss Point suffering from a gunshot wound. It happened just after midnight in the 4000 block of Gautier Street. Broadnax, 43, later died from his injuries.

According to Chief Hutchins, a man was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting. That suspect, who has not yet been identified, is being held in Jackson County Adult Detention Center on unrelated charges, according to authorities. Police say his identity is being withheld pending the outcome of the investigation.

Authorities say an autopsy for Broadnax is scheduled at the State Medical Examiner's office in Jackson.

Chief Hutchins said this shooting is being investigated as a homicide that it was an isolated incident.

We'll continue to update this story as new details are released.

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