Gulfport murder suspect turns himself in

Gulfport murder suspect turns himself in
Officers have identified him as Adisa Jamel Braziel, 33, of Gulfport. He is wanted on a charge of murder and should be considered armed and dangerous. (Source: Gulfport Police Department)

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Adisa Jemel Braziel,33, traveled to the Gulfport Police Department to turn himself in Monday. Braziel was wanted by police after he was identified as a suspect in a murder that happened Sunday morning.

Police say they responded to reports of a shooting around 10:53 a.m. Sunday in the 3300 block of 39th Avenue at Emerald Pines Apartments. When officers arrived, they found 26-year-old Charles Johnson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

After further investigation, police began searching for Braziel after he was named as a suspect. He originally fled the scene before officers arrived.

Braziel’s bond has been set at $1,000,000. He was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility.

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