On August 17, 2018, Officers arrested 26 year old Kendall Fernando Daniels, of Bay St Louis charging him with two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, the warrant was obtained from Harrison County Justice Court Judge Louise Ladner who set bond at $25,000 per count. Daniels currently has a no bond hold due to his status with the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
On August 1, 2018 at approximately 10:32 p.m., two Gulfport Police Detectives conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Pass Road and 32nd Avenue. As the vehicle stopped a passenger fled on foot. While the suspect fled, he pointed a handgun toward the Detectives and fired. Thankfully the shot missed. There were no injuries. The resulting investigation identified Daniels as the suspect. He was served his warrants while already in custody at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center for Aggravated Domestic Assault, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Cocaine Base, and Possession of Methamphetamine. Daniels was previously arrested on August 2, 2018 for the other charges during followups to the shooting incident.