Arrested for aggravated assault in Gulfport
On April 28, 2020, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 33-year-old Keijon Johnson on one count of aggravated assault.
On April 28, 2020, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers of the Gulfport Police Department responded to 1314 23rd Street in reference to a shooting. While responding to the scene, officers were given a description of the suspect vehicle. Officers located the vehicle, which led officers on a pursuit ending on Jackson Street, near Louisiana Avenue.
Detectives discovered the victim and Johnson were involved in a verbal altercation and Johnson subsequently discharged a firearm striking the victim once in the leg.
After booking and processing, Johnson was charged with aggravated assault and his bond was set at $150,000.
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.