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.

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