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Coroner identifies Gulfport shooting victim

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

Gulfport police are asking for your help to solve a homicide investigation. Gulfport Police Department spokesman Sgt. Damon McDaniel said one man was killed in a shooting around 1 a.m. Sunday.

McDaniel said officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of 36th Street. That’s where they found a man who had been shot inside a home.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Bobby Harris, Sr., 53, was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the chest. Harris’ body will be sent to Jackson on Monday for an autopsy.

McDaniel said the investigation is ongoing, and police need your help. If you have any information on this fatal shooting, please contact Gulfport police at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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