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Authorities searching for Gulfport shooting suspect

Jabari Thompson (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department) Jabari Thompson (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

The man wanted in connection to a weekend shooting in Gulfport is on the run. Gulfport police tell us they're looking for 18-year-old Jabari Thompson.

Investigators said around 10 p.m. Saturday, Thompson and another man got into an argument on George Street. Police tell us the fight led to gunfire, and the victim was shot in the upper torso.

Family members of the victim tell WLOX News he is now paralyzed from the waist down and is still in ICU.

Authorities said Thompson is wanted for aggravated assault.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to call Gulfport police or Crime Stoppers.

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