Hattiesburg woman arrested, charged in gang-related shooting

Hattiesburg woman arrested, charged in gang-related shooting
One woman is behind bars after turning herself into the Hattiesburg Police Department for her involvement in a Sept. 6 shooting that left a woman injured. (Photo source: HPD)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One woman is behind bars after turning herself into the Hattiesburg Police Department for her involvement in a Sept. 6 shooting that left a woman injured. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of McInnis Loop.

Thirty-year-old Carrie Keys has been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity. She is currently booked into the Forrest County Jail.

Authorities say Tanisha Carpenter, who was wanted by police, also turned herself in. She was questioned and released with no charges against her.

The following people have also been charged in the shooting:

  • Marcus Mock, 34, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and criminal street gang activity. 
  • Jasmine Carpenter, 27, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity.
  • Ashley Jones, 37, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity.
  • Billy Ray Keys, 35, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity.
  • Deja Jones, 20, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity.
  • Jerrica Milsap, 22, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and criminal street gang activity.
  • Jeremy Brown was charged with accessory after the fact of a felony and criminal street gang activity. 

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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