Gulfport man arrested in Emerald Pines shooting

Gulfport Police have made an arrest Thursday in a shooting at Emerald Pines Apartments that left one person dead and another in the hospital.

Police say on Monday, Makhari Seven Gasaway, 20, got into a fight and pulled a gun, striking Brushawn Shawmayne McClam several times, as well as another female victim.

McClam died at the scene, while the woman was taken to Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and was listed as critical.

Gasaway was taken to the Harrison County jail with no bond on charges of first-degree murder and $250,000 for aggravated assault.

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.

Monday’s deadly shooting is the second one at Emerald Pines in just about a month. Four people were arrested after 29-year-old Trevor Walker was shot and killed at the complex on May 18th.

Gulfport Police expressed their appreciation to the community as well as the work of its detectives in making a quick arrest.

Categories: Crime, Featured, Local News, News