Crime

Shooting suspect Moss Point police called 'armed and dangerous' now in custody

David Oneal Jones
David Oneal Jones

The suspect Moss Point police called "armed and dangerous" is in custody, according to Chief Brandon Ashley.

Ashley said Saturday morning David Oneal Jones turned himself in around 7:30 p.m. Friday to Moss Point police.

Police responded to a possible shooting in the 4000 block of Tanner Street on Wednesday afternoon and found a man who had been shot once in a leg, Ashley said.

The victim identified the alleged shooter as David Oneal Jones, 30, Ashley said.

Police later found the rifle, which had been reported stolen from a Moss Point resident in 2017, at a home on Lilly Circle.

The victim had surgery and "is listed in guarded condition at this time," he said.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2326, @patrickochs
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