Biloxi Police Department investigating shooting in the 800 block of Cedar Lake Road

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 3:25 p.m., the Biloxi Police Department responded to the 800 block of Cedar Lake Road in reference to a 911 caller reporting a subject had been shot.

Officers arrived on scene and found a 19-year-old white male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is currently listed in stable condition.

The suspected shooter and several witnesses have been identified and interviewed.  All obtained information and evidence indicates the shooting was accidental and no criminal charges have been filed.

The incident remains under investigation.

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