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Man charged with West Birch Drive murder

Courtney Edward Cole (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.) Courtney Edward Cole (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of Orange Grove man on Monday.

Courtney Cole, 25, of Gulfport, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of George Shoemake, 42. The shooting took place on West Birch Drive shortly before 6pm Monday night. Shoemake died from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Police said Cole was already in custody in Harrison County when he was charged in this case. His bond is set at $1 million.

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