MBI issues press release on last Friday’s officer-involved shooting in Gulfport
Gulfport police have identified Tracey Leon McKinney as the man dead in an officer-involved shooting.
The shooting took place last Friday near the intersection of Glover Street and Adams Avenue in Gulfport around 4:45 p.m.
Gulfport police officers responded to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, those officers observed a female lying on the ground with an apparent gun shot wound. McKinney was near the female with a firearm in his hand.
During their interaction with McKinney, officers discharged their firearms, striking McKinney. McKinney was transported to Gulfport Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.