Aggravated Assault Arrest – Rufus Barnes

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On April 19, 2018 the Gulfport Police Department arrested 54 year old Rufus Anthony Barnes, of Gulfport, charging him with one count of Aggravated Assault.

On April 10, 2018, at 2:47 p.m., Officers responded to 3700 block Harrison Drive in reference to a shooting into an occupied dwelling.  Witnesses stated that a suspect shot at the residence causing damage to the exterior and interior of the home while occupied. Gulfport Police Detectives conducted an investigation which led to a warrant being issued for the arrest of Barnes.

Harrison County Justice Court Judge Brandon Ladner issued a $250,000 bond.  Barnes turned himself in on April 19, 2018 without incident. He was processed and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

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