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Gulfport Police investigate 2 shootings in less than 12 hours

Gulfport police are looking for Marvin McMillian. They believe he shot a man Monday afternoon. (Photo Source: Gulfport Police Dept.) Gulfport police are looking for Marvin McMillian. They believe he shot a man Monday afternoon. (Photo Source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
Two men were shot in Gulfport Monday in separate shootings. (Photo source: WLOX) Two men were shot in Gulfport Monday in separate shootings. (Photo source: WLOX)
One of the shootings happened behind this house. (Photo source: WLOX) One of the shootings happened behind this house. (Photo source: WLOX)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Two men were shot in Gulfport Monday in separate shootings. Gulfport police have identified a suspect in one of the two investigations.

Detectives believe Marvin Ray McMillian, 41, is the one who shot a man outside of a home in the 500 block of 26th Street Monday afternoon. Police report the victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg.

We've learned the victim and suspect knew each other and were involved in an ongoing dispute before the shooting.

A few hours later, Gulfport police tweeted about a shooting that happened in the Forrest Heights subdivision.

According to the department's tweet, the victim was shot in the 100 block of Holly Circle and suffered a non life-threatening gunshot wound. Detectives have not released any further information about that shooting at this time.

Anyone with information on either shooting is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at (228) 868-5959. 

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