Teen dies after being shot in Gulfport parking lot

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A teenager was shot and killed Tuesday night in Gulfport. Now police are searching for the person responsible.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove told WLOX News 15-year-old Joshua Cuellar was shot in a parking lot on Lowes Avenue. When police found him, he was still alive and immediately taken to the hospital, but his injuries were too severe. He died a short time later.

At 10pm, details surrounding the shooting were limited at this time, but investigators said the shooter is still at large.

If you have any information that could help investigators, call Gulfport Police at (228) 868-5959.

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