Hattiesburg man arrested in connection to shooting at Pineview Apartments

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UPDATE: 6/24/2021

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police announced additional charges have been filed against the man accused in a shooting that happened at Pineview Apartments on June 18. Officers also made two additional arrests.

Judah Miler, 21, is now facing an additional charge in what is now a homicide investigation. Miller is now facing an additional charge of; accessory before the fact of 1st degree murder.

According to Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict, Tradarius Cooper, 15, of Hattiesburg, died from his injuries after the shooting at Pineview Apartments.

Miller has been charged with accessory before the fact of 1st degree murder, accessory before the fact of aggravated assault, and receiving stolen property.

On Tuesday, June 22, another suspect was arrested for accessory after the fact of 1st degree murder, accessory after the fact of aggravated assault, tampering with evidence and possession of a handgun by a minor.

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, a third suspects turned himself in to authorities in connection to the deadly shooting. The 14-year-old, has been charged with 1st degree murder, aggravated assault, and tampering with evidence.


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection to a shooting that happened at Pineview Apartments on June 18.

Police said Judah Miller turned himself in on Monday, June 21. He was charged with accessory before the fact and one count of receiving stolen property. Investigators believe the shooting happened due to an ongoing fight over a stolen vehicle from Jones County.

Miller was booked into the Forrest County Jail. Police said additional charges are pending in the investigation, and more suspects could be arrested.

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