Shooting at graduation party in Gulfport leaves one dead

A late night graduation party in Gulfport turned deadly when gunfire erupted and left one man dead.

Gulfport police responded to the area of South Carolina Avenue and Polk Street in reference to a shooting at 12:52 a.m.

Officers discovered multiple people had been struck by gunfire. Six victims were transported to local area hospitals to be treated for injuries.

One of the victims, 18-year-old Robert Tatum of Biloxi, later died from a gunshot wound to the head.

No arrests have been made yet. If anyone has information regarding this crime please contact Gulfport Police.

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