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Suspect arrested in connection with Hancock County shooting

Cody Joseph Necaise, 23, was arrested on Tuesday, July 27, in connection with the Hancock...
Cody Joseph Necaise, 23, was arrested on Tuesday, July 27, in connection with the Hancock County shooting.(Harrison County Sheriff's Dept.)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 9:12 PM CDT
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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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