Die verdagte, identified in a police news release as Jereme Lamond Jones of Mobile, Alabama, faces a charge of first degree murder. He’s being held in a detention center in Harrison County on a $ 1 miljoen verband, die vrylating gesê.
The early investigation indicates Jones allegedly got into a physical altercation outside the casino with the victim, a 41-year-old man from Gulfport, Mississippi, according to the news release. Jones followed the victim after he ran into the casino and allegedly fired at the man multiple times on the gaming floor, die vrylating gesê.
The suspect fled the scene on foot, but police later detained him near the Biloxi Bay Bridge, die vrylating gesê. He was found with a pistol, polisie gesê. First aid was provided to the victim, who police said suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was declared dead just before 1 am. plaaslike tyd.
No one else was injured in the incident, polisie gesê. It’s unclear whether the suspect and victim knew each other or what prompted the initial altercation, polisie gesê.
It was also unclear late Saturday morning whether Jones had an attorney who would comment on his behalf.