May 7, 2024

“Armed And Dangerous” Man Wanted For Murder In Gulfport

Morgan Howard

Source: Gulfport PD
Source: Gulfport PD

WLOX reports that a man is wanted for murder by the Gulfport Police Department.

40-year-old Charles Martel Oatis was shot and killed Monday morning and police are now looking for the gunman.

The suspect is Antwon Duane Williams and he has an active warrant for murder.

He is described as a 32-year-old male, 5′06″ tall, weighing about 146 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

According to WLOX, at 1:21 a.m. Monday morning, officers responded to InTown Suites hotel on Highway 49 after a call about a shooting.

Oatis was found deceased with a single gunshot wound.

Police said that they learned that Williams and Oatis got into an argument when Williams got out a gun and shot Oatis.

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

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