Police: Victim critical after Gulfport drive-by shooting

The Gulfport Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the the 2900 block of Martin Luther King JR Boulevard Monday evening.
Published: Jul. 11, 2022 at 9:59 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 12, 2022 at 4:11 PM CDT
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GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities are investigating after a reported Gulfport drive-by shooting.

Gulfport police responded to a shooting outside of King’s Food Mart on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Ohio Avenue in Gulfport just after 6:03 p.m.

Police confirmed one male victim was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition. Authorities said he suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.

During the investigation, detectives learned the victim was outside the business when a vehicle drove by and someone started shooting toward the victim.

No suspect has been confirmed yet.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with relevant information is urged to call the Gulfport Police Department at (228) 868-5959.

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