Officer-involved shooting in Gulfport sends one to the hospital
On November 12, 2020, at approximately 2:51 p.m., the Gulfport Police Department was dispatched to a suspect abusing an animal and acting irate in the 2400 block of 25th Avenue.
As the officers approached the suspect, the suspect pointed a firearm at the officers. The white male suspect was engaged by two white officers. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and the Harrison County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the incident, with assistance from the Biloxi Police Department Crime Scene Unit.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations.