UPDATE: Suspect identified in Gulfport shooting

UPDATE: Suspect identified in Gulfport shooting
He was charged with aggravated assault and attempted grand larceny. (Source: Harrison County Police Department)

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - The suspect has been identified in the Gulfport shooting that left one woman wounded.

25-year-old Evans Willet was charged with aggravated assault and attempted grand larceny. He turned himself in Saturday morning.

On August 14, 2020, at 7:08 p.m. officers responded to a shooting on 1800 block of 26th Street. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. The woman was taken to a hospital.

His bond is set at $500,000.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with any information about the shooting is asked to contact Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5900. Anonymous tips can also be made by contacting Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers online or by calling 877-787-5898.

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