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Man shot in head near Gulfport restaurant

Gulfport police responded to the call near the KFC on East Pass Road around 12:15 a.m. (Photo source: WLOX) Gulfport police responded to the call near the KFC on East Pass Road around 12:15 a.m. (Photo source: WLOX)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport police are looking for details that could lead them to the suspect or suspects who shot a man in the head just after midnight Monday.

Gulfport police responded to the call near the KFC on East Pass Road around 12:15 a.m. Sgt. Damon McDaniel said that’s where officers found a man who had been shot in the head.

Investigators say the man was shot one time by an unknown suspect, who then left the scene in a vehicle.

McDaniel said the victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance and was later airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans, LA.

If you have any information that could help investigators solve this case, please call Gulfport police at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-58998.

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