Arrested for aggravated assault
The Gulfport Police Department has made an arrest following a shooting that happened early this morning near Aztecas Restaurant on Highway 49.
Twenty-three year-old Byron Lee Cuevas was charged with one count of aggravated assault in relation to the incident with his bond set at $500,000.
Upon arrival, police discovered a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives discovered the victim and Cuevas were involved in a verbal altercation when Cuevas fired a firearm, striking the victim multiple times.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains in stable, but critical condition.
If you have any more information regarding this incident please contact the Gulfport Police Department.