BILOXI, Ms. (WWL-TV)- Authorities have arrested two brothers following the ambush-style killing of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen, who was shot to death outside a police station Sunday night.
Monday night, 19-year-old Darian T. Atkinson was smiling as he walked in handcuffs into the police station as a line of law enforcement officers and a large crowd of onlookers watched.
Atkinson was arrested in Wiggins, Mississippi less than 24 hours after McKeithen was shot, Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said. His brother, 21-year-old Davian Atkinson, was later charged with accessory after the fact in the investigation.
Darian Atkinson is now facing capital murder charges and will be transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center once he is processed at the Biloxi Police Department. Miller said the focus now is on building a strong case against him.
Watch the full press conference below: