There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in Mississippi. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 33.33%. 4 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.
|Cat Island, Harrison County||02-07-1995||Blacktip shark||Fishing||Minor laceration to leg from a hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||32yo Cheryl Lowman|
|River mouth||Tiger shark||Floating with life buoy after pilot launch capsized||FATAL||YES||Gus Ericsson|
|Horn Island||10-07-1963||1.2 m [4'] shark||Fishing, on charter boat Silver Dollar||Cuts on right hand, PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||24yo James Ronald Mason, deckhand|
|Mississippi City||04-07-1960||Pulling raft out to ride to shore||Leg bitten||NO||17yo Henry Hanson, Jr.|
|Bay St. Louis, Hancock County||04-07-1906||Fishermen recovered partial remains from shark a week later||Swimming||FATAL||YES||a St. Stanislaus College student|
|Pass Christian, Hamilton County||09-07-1886||02h00||Wading||12-inch laceration to right calf||NO||45yo John Zarrac|