GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man is dead after police responded to a shooting early Sunday morning.
Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer identified the victim as 23-year-old Shawn Taylor Jr.
Gulfport police responded to the area of New Haven Court and Klein Road Sunday around 12:46 a.m. to investigate a complaint about a firearm discharge.
Police said when they arrived, officers located a man in the 11900 block of Klein Road suffering from a gunshot wound.
Medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Gulfport police confirmed this incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Switzer said the victim will be taken to Jackson for an autopsy.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.