Both suspects in custody in Gulfport drive-by shooting

Two suspects involved in a drive-by shooting yesterday morning in Gulfport are now in police custody.

Gulfport police arrested 17-year-old Kobe Hawthorne on one count of drive-by shooting and five counts of aggravated assault. His bond is set at $600,000.

Twenty-year-old Ahmad Hawthorne turned himself in this afternoon. He’s charged with one count of drive-by shooting and five counts of aggravated assault with a bond also set at $600,000.

Gulfport police tell News 25 just before noon Sunday, officers went to the 8400 block of Highway 49 in regards to a shooting. There, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds who were transported to a local hospital.

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