December 9, 2022

Ridgeland Man Charged With Murder After Woman Shot And Killed On I-10 In Gulfport

Morgan Howard

Deondrick Mychahl Jones, 32, of Ridgeland.(Gulfport Police Department)

According to WLOX, a Ridgeland man was arrested after a deadly shooting and vehicle theft on November 27.

32-year-old Deondrick Mychahl Jones was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and motor vehicle theft by the Gulfport Police Department.

According to police, on November 27, around 2:43 a.m. Gulfport police responded to I-10 near the Highway 49 exit in reference to a deadly accident involving a pedestrian.

WLOX reported that when officers arrived, they found a deceased person on the side of the road.

The Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer identified the victim was 23-year-old Nila Stennis from Pascagoula.

Police say during the course of the investigation, detectives discovered that Jones left the victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds, and fled the scene in her vehicle.

Jones was processed and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of his $1,100,000 bond.

Gulfport Police Department, Madison Police Department, the State of Mississippi Capitol Police, and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations for their assistance in the investigation.

If you have information please contact GPD at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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