Aggravated Assault – 50th Ave and Pacific St
On April 23, 2018 at approximately 3:00 pm Officers responded to a report of an 18 year old female suffering from gunshot wounds to her legs at Memorial Hospital. Officers responded and an investigation was initiated. The investigation has revealed that the shooting occurred while the female was occupying a vehicle traveling in the area of 50th Ave and Pacific St. It was reported that a suspect fired several rounds at the vehicle, striking the vehicle and an occupant. The victim then traveled directly to Memorial Hospital for treatment. The wounds are believed to be non life threatening. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival. No arrests have been made.
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.