Gulfport Police investigating early morning homicide

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Gulfport Police are investigating the death of a man found in the middle of the road early Thursday morning.

Detective Jason DeCre’ said that about 1:17 a.m., Gulfport Police responded to the area of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street, in reference to a possible motorcycle accident.

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Officers arrived on scene and discovered a male with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the middle of the road. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. He has been identified, but his name is being withheld pending proper family notification by the Harrison County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.