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.

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