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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection with early morning Gulfport shooting

Lincoln Lee Mays is wanted on a charge of aggravated assault in connection to a Gulfport...
Lincoln Lee Mays is wanted on a charge of aggravated assault in connection to a Gulfport shooting. Mays is described as 5′6″ and 145 pounds. Mays has a tattoo on his chest that reads, “North or Nothing” and a tattoo of a cross on his right arm. Mays was in possession of a firearm and should be considered armed and dangerous.(Gulfport Police Department)
Updated: May. 16, 2021 at 12:19 PM CDT
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GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - A suspect that was wanted on aggravated assault in connection with one of the two early morning Gulfport shootings is now in custody.

According to authorities, 29-year-old Lincoln Lee Mays has been located and arrested. Police say Mays and a victim got into a verbal argument when Mays shot his gun, hitting the victim multiple times, then fled the scene.

Lincoln Lee Mays, 29, is described as 5′6″ and 145 pounds. Mays has a tattoo on his chest that...
Lincoln Lee Mays, 29, is described as 5′6″ and 145 pounds. Mays has a tattoo on his chest that reads, “North or Nothing” and a tattoo of a cross on his right arm. Mays was in possession of a firearm and should be considered armed and dangerous.(Gulfport Police Department)

The victim was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Police are also investigating a second shooting that happened in the 600 block of 28th Street. Around 3:31 a.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police say there was a fight that took place in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack that escalated into gunfire. The victim who was shot was taken to a local hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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