Jacoby Bolton Death – Cause of Death – Authorities have identified the victim shot and killed in a quiet Wiggins neighbourhood Tuesday night shooting as 19-year-old Jacoby Bolton. The incident took place in the 1300 block of Hope Avenue in Stone County.
Police, EMTs, and the Wiggins Fire Department were dispatched to the scene in the 1300 block of Hope Avenue and found Bolton lying unresponsive in the street.
Bolton was transported to Memorial Hospital at Stone County where he was later declared deceased after succumbing to injuries from the shooting.
Wiggins Police Chief Jeff Thomas stated, “No suspect has been arrested at this time. We do have a person of interest and we are currently trying to interview that person. We’re doing extra patrols through the vicinity just to help calm the neighbourhood down and help ease some of the feelings there, the nervousness of the events that occurred there last night.”
Anyone with more details regarding this crime should contact the Wiggins Police Department or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers.