17-year-old charged in shooting of 13-year-old Mississippi boy
Published 5:11 am Thursday, July 20, 2023
A 17-year-old Mississippi boy was arrested and charged in the shooting of a 13-year-old.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Marcus Williams, 17, of Gautier, has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Williams was arrested after the Gautier Police Department responded to a report of a 13-year-old gunshot victim from the Ocean Springs Hospital.
Investigators determined that the 13-year-old was shot in an incident in the 1800 block of Springridge Road in Gautier.
Williams was identified as the alleged shooter and was arrested.
The 13-year-old victim is being treated for their injuries, which are not considered life-threatening.
If anyone has information about this incident, please get in touch with the Criminal Investigations Division at 228-497-2486 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.