COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A man wanted for murder in Covington County was arrested Wednesday night.
Officials with the Covington County Sheriff’s Office said 39-year-old Charles Chevalier was captured in Simpson County just before 10 p.m. with assistance from the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office.
Chevalier, also known as Biloxi Gee and Biloxi George, is a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in the Seminary area.
According to Covington County coroner Chris Daquilla, the victim of the shooting has been identified as 27-year-old Braxton Lott.
Officials say Chevalier shot Lott at a mobile home on Woodbridge Lane. Lott was transported to Covington County Hospital by a private vehicle at 1:52 a.m. Lott was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:12 a.m.
Family of the victim has been notified and his body has been taken to Jackson for an autopsy.