Woman wanted for aggravated assault after shooting in Gulfport arrested
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulfport Police have found and arrested a woman believed to be the suspect in a shooting that happened last week.
Michelle Shantel Pope is held on four charges of aggravated assault with a $500,000 bond.
According to police, they were notified of a shooting victim at a local hospital on May 13 at 8:10 p.m. After arriving at the hospital and speaking with the victim, officers said they were able to identify 29-year-old Pope as the suspect.
According to police, the victim and Pope got into a physical altercation that escalated, resulting in Pope firing a gun into the victim’s vehicle.
The victim was treated at the hospital for a non-life threatening injury and has since been released.
This is an ongoing investigation.
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