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February 7, 2022

Man arrested in Pascagoula fatal shooting

Therese Apel

Aston Mykell Jones

Pascagoula police have made an arrest in a Friday triple shooting that left one man dead.

Aston Mykell “AJ” Jones, 20, of Moss Point, has been arrested for the homicide that occurred on Potomac Drive Friday. Three people were shot at that scene, and they were all taken to Singing River Hospital, where one died of his injuries.

Jones has been charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault. He is currently being held at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center.

This remains an active investigation and more arrests are pending at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident we ask that you contact us at 228-762-2211.

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