On May 16, 2018 at 12:53 a.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to a report of a injured male lying in the roadway in the 400 block of Live Oak Ave. Responding Officers located a 49 year old black male (identity withheld pending family notifications) suffering from critical injuries. The injuries appeared consistent with being struck by a vehicle. He was transported to Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officers were unable to locate a suspect vehicle.
We will update this release as more information develops.
This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this incident contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by telephone at (877)787-5898.