Crime

Woman indicted in Moss Point double shooting

Brittney Shilon Patton, 28, was arrested on two counts of aggravated assault.
Brittney Shilon Patton, 28, was arrested on two counts of aggravated assault.

JACKSON COUNTY -- A Pascagoula woman is facing two felony charges in a shooting in Moss Point that wounded a man and woman.

A Jackson County grand jury indicted Brittney Shilon Patton, 28, on two counts of aggravated assault. She has pleaded not guilty and is free awaiting trial on a total bond of $40,000.

Patton is accused in the Sept. 6, 2014, shooting of Kierra McWilliams and Antwan Williams near the Family Dollar store on Mississippi 613. Both suffered life-threatening wounds but survived.

Moss Point police investigated the case.

Patton is scheduled for a court appearance May 10.

Aggravated assault is punishable by up to 20 years in prison. If convicted of both charges, she could go to prison for up to 40 years.

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