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Two suspects wanted in-connection with fatal Moss Point shooting

Published: May. 28, 2021 at 12:43 PM CDT
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MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted in-connection with fatally shooting a 27-year-old man in Moss Point last Thursday.

According to Moss Point Police, Anthony Rashawn Hunt, and JaMichael Jacquiz Jenkins are both wanted for homicide in the shooting death of 27-year-old Devonte Carson.

Anthony Hunt (left) and JaMichael Jenkins are wanted in-connection with fatal shooting in Moss...
Anthony Hunt (left) and JaMichael Jenkins are wanted in-connection with fatal shooting in Moss Point.(Moss Point Police Department)

They are also accompanied by Nekila Michelle Davis aka Moonpie of Ocean Springs and Moss Point, who is considered a person of interest. They should all be considered armed and dangerous.

Nekila Michelle Davis aka Moonpie is considered a person of interest in the fatal shooting.
Nekila Michelle Davis aka Moonpie is considered a person of interest in the fatal shooting.(Moss Point Police Department)

The deadly confrontation happened around 11 p.m. in the 4900 block of Lilly Circle. Investigators talked to several witnesses who said trouble started when a dark brown or tan SUV, possibly a Chevy Trailblazer, drove up to the area and two men got out. The driver of the vehicle was a woman.

The men then approached Carson and started arguing. That’s when shots were fired, and Carson was hit. Carson was pronounced dead at Singing River Hospital from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses described the shooter as a skinny, light-skinned black man, possibly in his 30s with short hair. He wore glasses, a white t-shirt, and dark pants. His accomplice was described as a heavier-set, dark-skinned black man in his 40s, wearing a white t-shirt.

So far, police haven’t determined a motive for the killing.

If you have any information about this case that could help investigators, call the Moss Point Police Department at 228-475-1711 and ask for Detective Kim Snowden. You can also leave an anonymous tip through Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by calling 877-787-5898.

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