Six, minor included, charged in suspected drug-related shooting in Jackson County, Miss.

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VANCLEAVE, Miss. (WKRG) — Six people, including a 16-year-old, were charged in a suspected drug-related shooting that led to another teen’s injury on the morning of December 21st, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO).

The suspects involved are as follow:

  • Dequantae Gillett, 20 years old, Moss Ocean Springs
  • Tykell Hollins, 18 years old, Moss Point
  • Derrell Lett, 18 years old, Gautier
  • Xavier Mitchell, 19 years old, Moss Point
  • Trevor Barron, 18 years old, Moss Point
  • Davionne Barnes, 16 years old, Moss Point

Sheriff Mike Ezell says the shooting happened on Jim Ramsey Road. Deputies say the 17-year-old victim was shot in the head and treated at a Mobile hospital.

JCSO say all suspects are charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and Barnes will be charged as an adult.

They are jailed in the Adult Detention Center on $500,000 bond each say JCSO.


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