Warrant issued in death of Biloxi police officer

A capital murder warrant has been issued for 19-year-old Darian Tawan Atkinson of Biloxi in the shooting death of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.

The announcement was made late this afternoon during a briefing by Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania, Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson and Biloxi Police Chief John Miller.

See the video: To see the unedited video of the eight-minute briefing, made shortly before 6 p.m. at the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center, click here.

The suspect: To see a photograph of Darian Tawan Atkinson, click here.

More info: To see background on the incident, originally posted on the city website site earlier today, click here.

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