17-year-old charged in Friday night shooting
Gulfport Police have charged a man with aggravated assault in a connection with a shooting that happened Friday night.
17-year-old Trinyell Marshun Coats Jr. was taken to the Harrison County jail. Bond is set at $250,000.
Gulfport Police responded to Rouses grocery store about 6:30 p.m. in reference to a shooting and found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was airlifted to a hospital out of state for treatment. She is listed in stable condition.
Detectives developed Coats as a suspect. He was using a ride-share service when he was dropped off near Tennessee Street and Chicago Avenue. Coats admitted to firing a weapon that struck the victim.
Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Gulfport Police at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.