Shooting in Gulfport sends three to the hospital

Gulfport police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night at the Magnolia State Apartments located on West Birch Drive.

Police say multiple victims were struck by gunfire. Two of the victims were adult females and their conditions were non-life threatening.

A three-year-old boy was also listed in critical condition. Police say the little boy went into surgery yesterday and is currently recovering.

All of the victims were transported to local area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

News 25 spoke with one Magnolia State Apartment resident that heard the gunfire on Saturday. The resident commented on the incident but preferred to remain anonymous. “What hurts me the most is that a child was in that car. What hurts me the most is that every single one of them was hurt. This just needs to stop. I just feel like nobody is safe living in their home.”

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

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