June 7, 2022

Gulfport PD Arrests Three Individuals In Relation To Drive-By Shooting

Nicole McCardle

(L) Dayjohi Keshawn Wright, (C) Raymond Allen Derks Jr., (R) Malaysha Annastasia Curry

Three people have been arrested after a drive-by shooting occurred in Gulfport on Monday.

19-year-old Dayjohi Keshawn Wright was arrested and charged with two charges of drive-by-shooting; 20-year-old Raymond Allen Derks Jr. was arrested on a charge of accessory after the fact; and 18-year-old Malaysha Annastasia Curry was charged with tampering of evidence.

The incident happened at the Circle K gas station on the corner of Three Rivers and Dedeaux Road.

During the investigation, authorities found out that Wright and Derks had gotten into altercation with the shooting victim earlier.

But the two saw the victim at the gas station Monday, and when the victim got out of his car to pump gas, Wright fired shots from his vehicle.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and is considered to be in stable condition.

Wright, Derks and Curry are held at the Harrison County jail, Wright with a $500,000 bond, Derks with a $250,000 and Curr with a $100,000 bond.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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