Man Dies From Gun Shot To Chest

No charges will be the filed in Monday night’s fatal shooting in Gulfport. This according to Police Chief Leonard Papania, the chief tells News 25, The shooting was in self-defense an over money for cocaine. Police say 37 year old Phillip Kennedy lost his life after an argument escalated over twenty dollars. Chief Papania says a woman called 911 around 9:30 Monday evening saying the man in her car had been shot. Kennedy later died at Gulfport Memorial Hospital from his injuries to the chest. Investigators determined an argument between the shooter and Kennedy started at the intersection of Roberts Avenue and 25th Street. Papania says Kennedy was behaving in a threatening manner and the shooter pulled the trigger out of fear for his life.

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