Gulfport Man Arrested for Setting Man on Fire

A south Mississippi man is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly dousing another man with gasoline and setting him on fire.

Thirty-nine-year-old Kunta Kidd of Gulfport was arrested early today. He was booked into Forrest County Jail in Hattiesburg and was awaiting an initial court appearance.

Police said they were looking for a second suspect.

The name of the alleged victim was not immediately released. Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler says the man was taken to Forrest General Hospital and treated for burns.

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