GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - A Gulfport man was found guilty Wednesday night in the case of a 2016 fatal shooting.
Officers responded to the scene in front of a home in the 3900 block of Monterey Drive around 9:45 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2016, where they found Martin dead in the front seat of a vehicle.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Martin was shot in the head.
Ball, now 22, was determined as a suspect during the course of the investigation. He turned himself in to Biloxi police nearly a month after Martin’s death.
Another suspect, Kalisha Crockett, was indicted on a charge of accessory after the fact in connection to Martin’s death.
Ball’s charge carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison.