Man charged with murder, aggravated assault in Biloxi shooting
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - A Biloxi man is facing charges of murder and aggravated assault in connection with a shooting that left one woman dead and a man hospitalized in critical condition on November 21.
Tyler Edwin Matthews, 26 was arrested on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault on December 17, 2021. Witness statements and evidence collected at the scene assisted in identifying Matthews as a suspect.
Police were called to Elmwood Apartments after neighbors heard shots fired. When they arrived, they found 39-year-old Mary Williamson dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities also found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, then transported to USA Medical Center in Mobile where he’s listed in critical condition.
Matthews’s bond was set at 250,000 on the charge of aggravated assault, but the first-degree murder charge is unbondable.
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