Gulfport PD searching for suspect in drive-by shooting, considered armed and dangerous

On March 3, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Todd Avenue in reference to a drive-by shooting.

Through the course of the investigation, Detectives discovered the suspect, later identified as Andre Jefferson discharged a firearm from a vehicle, multiple times. Jefferson is charged with five counts of drive-by and his bond has been set at $500,000.

Jefferson is described as a 20-year-old black male, approximately 5’10“, and weighing 160 lbs. Jefferson may be traveling in a white Hyundai hatchback-style vehicle.

Jefferson should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with any information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Jefferson 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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