Two brothers wanted for attempted murder of Louisiana deputies arrested in Mississippi

Published 5:14 am Thursday, June 24, 2021

Mississippi authorities announced Wednesday night that two brothers who were wanted in Louisiana for the attempted murder of a law enforcement officer have been arrested.

Officials with the Vicksburg Police Department report that brothers, Jayvonte Gill, 24, and Cazzerrick Gill, 18, were arrested without incident at 6:12 p.m. on Wednesday at an address in the 800 block of Speed Street.

The Gills were wanted on charges of attempted murder of a police officer stemming from an incident that occurred in Louisiana on Tuesday, where they shot at Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies during a vehicle pursuit.

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Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with deputies of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and Vicksburg Police Department officers participated in the arrests.