Suspect arrested in connection with Hancock County shooting
HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities in Hancock County have arrested a man they believe was involved in a shooting that left one person wounded.
Cody Joseph Necaise, 23, was arrested on Tuesday, July 27. He is charged with two counts of possession of a weapon by a felon and one count of aggravated assault. He is being held at the Hancock County Jail.
The shooting happened around 6:45 pm in the area of West Holmes Street in the Bayside community. When deputies from the Hancock County sheriff’s department arrived, they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound. Investigators said Necaise fled the scene of the shooting on a bicycle.
The victim was airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans for treatment. He was reported to be in stable condition.
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