July 22, 2022

Moss Point teen arrested in fatal shooting of another teen

Therese Apel

Emanuel Tamarus Scott

A Moss Point 17-year-old is in custody in the recent fatal shooting of another teenager.

The Moss Point Police Department has arrested Emanuel Tamarus Scott and charged him in the March 8th shooting death of 19-year-old Caltavious Anderson. Scott was taken into custody at his Moss Point residence when detectives, along with the assistance of the FBI Task Force, initiated a search warrant on the home.

The arrest was without incident, and police transported Scott to the Jackson County Adult Detention Center where he was booked on 1st degree murder charges.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective Vince Nye or the Moss Point Police Department at 228-475-1711. You may also contact Crime Stoppers at 800-787-5898 or visit the Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers website at mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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