Gulfport man charged with aggravated assault after argument ends in gunfire

A man in Gulfport was injured Sunday after a shooting on East Railroad Street near Owen T Palmer Park.

The target of the attack, who wished to remain anonymous, told News 25 she and her ex-boyfriend had argued this morning before he started shooting at the house.

Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill

Her father was caught in the crossfire and was hit three times — but is in stable condition. He was airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans. He was listed as critical with multiple gunshot wounds.

Gulfport Police responded to a call about a shooting about 11:37 a.m. were still on the scene at about 1 p.m. this afternoon as family and curious onlookers watched the police tape go up.

Christopher Terrell Hill, 21, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

Detectives discovered that Hill traveled to the location and got into an argument with the victim over a vehicle. During the argument, Hill discharged a firearm and struck the victim multiple times.

Hill was taken to the Harrison County jail and held in lieu of his $750,000 bond.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

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