Shooting suspects arrested in Gulfport

A reported armed suspect was shot by Gulfport police Tuesday afternoon during an investigation into a series of shootings.

The individual shot was 26-year-old Joshua Jones. He has been charged with possession of a weapon after a felony conviction. Twenty-two year-old Demas Booker the second was also arrested during the incident for his outstanding warrant with the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

The Gulfport Police Department has been investigating several reports of drive-by shootings when police pulled over a vehicle for questioning Tuesday afternoon when a  passenger jumped out of the car and ran.

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