Gulfport PD working an officer-involved shooting near Hewes Ave

Another investigation is underway tonight following an officer-involved shooting involving the Gulfport Police Department.

Police say around 5 p.m. they received multiple calls about a black male standing over a black female shooting her in the area of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street.

On the scene, police found the suspect kneeling over the victim with a gun.

After the suspect ignored multiple warnings to drop his weapon, instead, police say he raised the firearm. Police then shot the suspect.

Both the suspect and the victim were transported to a local hospital where their conditions are listed as critical.

Anyone with more information is encouraged to call the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations.

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