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Two women, child injured in Gulfport shooting, say police

Police are investigating a homicide in the area of 11th and 43rd Avenue.
Police are investigating a homicide in the area of 11th and 43rd Avenue.(Photo source: WLOX)
Updated: Feb. 20, 2021 at 7:46 PM CST
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GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Two women and a child were injured in a shooting that happened in Gulfport Saturday night, according to authorities.

Authorities responded to the 1000 block of West Birch Drive around 6:34 p.m. in reference to a shooting at Magnolia State Apartments.

Officers discovered multiple victims had been wounded. Two of the victims were women, who suffered from non-threatening injuries, and they were taken to the hospital. However, the 3-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. Anonymous tips can also be made to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers online or by calling 877-787-5898.

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