Gulfport police arrest man on one count of murder

On July 17th, 2020, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 22-year-old Samuel Bridges for one count of murder.

On July 9th, 2020, the department responded to the area of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street in reference to a possible motorcycle accident. Officers arrived on scene and discovered 23-year-old Quincy Smothers lying in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds. Smothers was pronounced deceased on the scene.

After being processed, Bridges was charged with murder and his bond was set at one million dollars.

Anyone with 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.

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