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Gulfport police investigate murder of teen

GULFPORT, MS -

Gulfport police say they need the public's help to solve an overnight murder.

Around 2 a.m. on Saturday officers responded to a call about a fight with shots fired outside of a night club on Florida Avenue. 

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove say 19-year-old Iszaya Mintor of Gulfport was pronounced dead on the scene of a single gunshot to the head.

When officers arrived at 8114 Florida Avenue, they say they found Mintor who had been shot once. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

So far, no arrests have been made and police say they have no suspects. Officers say there were many people around at the time of shooting, but all claim not to have seen what happened.

They ask that anyone with information about the shooting contact police immediately at 868-5959.

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