犯罪嫌疑人, identified in a police news release as Jereme Lamond Jones of Mobile, 阿拉巴马州, faces a charge of first degree murder. He’s being held in a detention center in Harrison County on a $ 1 百万债券, 发布说.
The early investigation indicates Jones allegedly got into a physical altercation outside the casino with the victim, a 41-year-old man from Gulfport, 密西西比州, 根据新闻稿. Jones followed the victim after he ran into the casino and allegedly fired at the man multiple times on the gaming floor, 发布说.
The suspect fled the scene on foot, but police later detained him near the Biloxi Bay Bridge, 发布说. He was found with a pistol, 警察说. First aid was provided to the victim, who police said suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was declared dead just before 1 上午. 当地时间.
No one else was injured in the incident, 警察说. It’s unclear whether the suspect and victim knew each other or what prompted the initial altercation, 警察说.
It was also unclear late Saturday morning whether Jones had an attorney who would comment on his behalf.