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Gulfport police looking for 'armed and dangerous' shooting suspect

The shooting happened in 4600 block of Old Pass Road in front of a convenience store. (Photo source: WLOX) The shooting happened in 4600 block of Old Pass Road in front of a convenience store. (Photo source: WLOX)
Police have the street blocked in front of the store with crime scene tape and more than a dozen police evidence markers dot the street.  (Photo source: WLOX) Police have the street blocked in front of the store with crime scene tape and more than a dozen police evidence markers dot the street. (Photo source: WLOX)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport police are asking for your help to find a shooting suspect they say should be considered armed and dangerous.

Sgt. Damon McDaniel said police responded to a drive-by shooting in front of Brother’s Mini Mart on Old Pass Road around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to investigators, the adult male victim was standing outside of the store when a black male in a silver Cadillac pulled up and opened fire. McDaniel said the victim was struck several times before the suspect fled the scene.

McDaniel said the victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. We have no word on his condition at this time.

Investigators are still working to determine what led to the shooting. If you have any information that could help police solve this crime, call the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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