J'Var Vontou Pope (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Police have arrested two more people, including a 16-year-old boy, for taking part in a drive by shooting.
The shooting happened Monday night near the corner of Maple Court and Holly Circle in north Gulfport. When police arrived, they found two men with bullet wounds.
Eighteen-year-old J'Var Vontou Pope was arrested the night of the shooting. Bobby Jawune Hands, 16, and Herbert Lee Evans, 20, were arrested Thursday. All three men are from Gulfport and all are charged with drive by shooting. Hands' bond is set at $50,000, Evans' bond is set at $150,000.
Police say the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that could help, contact Crimestoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or call 1-877-787-5898. You can also text CSTIP, plus your message, to 274637 (CRIMES).