Mississippi Ave. shooting sends 1 to the hospital

Mississippi Ave. shooting sends 1 to the hospital

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Officials are investigating after one person was shot in the leg Thursday night in Gulfport.

The shooting occurred on Mississippi Ave., near Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Witnesses say a large crowd and first responders were seen in the area shortly before 9:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. There is no word at this time if a suspect is in custody.

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