1 in custody, 1 detained after shots fired in Gulfport

1 in custody, 1 detained after shots fired in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - One person is in custody after shots were fired in Gulfport Wednesday afternoon.

According to Sgt. Damon McDaniel of the Gulfport Police Department, police responded to a call about multiple shots fired near the police station around 2:40 p.m. Police blocked off an area near 19th St. and 20th Ave., and a school bus and several cars were re-routed for safety.

After approaching the home where shots were reportedly fired, McDaniel says one person was taken into custody, and another is being held for questioning.

No one was shot or injured, and the incident is being investigated as a misdemeanor offense.

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