Police Standoff Ends With Suspected Shooter In Custody - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Police Standoff Ends With Suspected Shooter In Custody

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A shooting in Gulfport Tuesday sent one man to the hospital and another to jail.

Police shut down several blocks at Gulf Avenue and 28th Street for a couple of hours as they worked to make an arrest. One man was shot in the leg and taken to Memorial Hospital. Police say the gunman was inside a house on Gulf Avenue.

The SWAT team was called in and officers appeared to escort bystanders out of harm's way. The suspect surrendered shortly after police reached him by phone.

Police have not identified the suspect or the victim, or a possible motive in the case.

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