Mississippi man arrested after two police officers targeted in shooting incident

Published 6:25 am Monday, July 12, 2021

A Mississippi man is in custody after two police officers were shot at while responding to a domestic disturbance.

Michael David Wheeler, 49,  of Biloxi was arrested on two charges of aggravated assault on law enforcement officers.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 8000 block of Boss Husley Road on Saturday.

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When they arrived on the scene, the two officers were fired at by someone involved in the disturbance.

Police identified Wheeler as a suspect in the assault.

Wheeler was booked into the Harrison County jail on a $450,000 bond.