Gulfport Police investigating shooting that left one dead

Gulfport Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting that left a man dead.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of 43rd Avenue about 5:44 p.m. Sunday in reference to a shooting, according to a press release. When they arrived at the scene, officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Kevon Edwards, 24, of Gulfport, according to Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer.

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.

The investigation is ongoing.

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