Suspect in Biloxi spring break shooting arrested

Published: May. 10, 2023 at 3:54 PM CDT|Updated: May. 11, 2023 at 12:32 PM CDT
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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The suspect in the Biloxi spring break shooting that injured five people, including a police officer, has been arrested, according to a law enforcement source.

The source said Dontavis Magee was taken into custody Wednesday by U.S. Marshals in Collins, MS and the Covington County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

Magee also has warrants out of Georgia for kidnapping and robbery.

Magee, 22, was taken to the Biloxi Police Department for processing and has been charged with four counts of aggravated assault, which includes one count of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, according to the Biloxi police.

Magee was taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center where he is being held in lieu of a $2.25 million bond. He is also being held without bond for the Georgia charges, authorities said.