Man charged with aggravated assault after shooting 2 people in Gulfport on Sunday

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — One man is being charged with two counts of aggravated assault after injuring two people in a shooting Sunday.

On May 3, 2020, at approximately 6:37 p.m., officers from the Gulfport Police Department responded to a local hospital, in reference to a shooting. Once at the hospital, officers made contact with two victims that were suffering from gunshot wounds.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives discovered the victims and the suspect, Chris McCloud, were involved in a verbal altercation in the 1000 block of Shirley Drive. McCloud subsequently discharged a firearm which struck both of the victims and fled the scene.

McCloud is being charged with two counts of aggravated assault and his bond was set at $300,000.00.

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.

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