Arrest made in Gulfport drive-by shooting

Gulfport Police Department made an arrest regarding a drive-by shooting that took place Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Highway 49 in reference to a drive-by shooting.

Throughout the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Dequman Marshea Cooper discharged a firearm several times from his vehicle toward two subjects.

Cooper also had outstanding warrants for a drive-by shooting from a previous case in November 2020.

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