One man arrested after teen shot in head in Gulfport

One man arrested after teen shot in head in Gulfport
Montedrique Sawon Magee, 20, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault manifesting in extreme indifference to human life. (Source: Harrison County Adult Detention Center)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - One man is in custody after a teenager was shot in Gulfport Friday night.

Dontedrique Sawon Magee, 20, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault manifesting in extreme indifference to human life, according to the Harrison County jail docket.

Gulfport police officers responded to the 16000 block of Crestview Drive around 8:41 Friday night to investigate a shooting. Officers located a 16-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. She was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Magee is held at the Harrison County jail on a $250,000 bond.

Magee was released from police custody on March 11, 2019. His original charge of aggravated assault was amended to hindering prosecution. He was released to his family.

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