GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man killed in a shooting early Tuesday morning has been identified as Eddie Briggs, 29. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Briggs died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The shooting happened around 2:40am near building M of the Emerald Pines apartments on 39th Avenue. Police said Briggs and Henry Earl Harvey, 21, got into a fight. During the argument, investigators said Harvey pulled out a handgun and shot the victim.
At that point, police say Harvey ran into the woods. Police patrols and a K9 captured him a short time later.
Harvey is charged with murder, and is being held on a $2 million bond.