Stanton Saunders

Gulfport Police Identify Murder Suspect

The family of a recent murder victim says they’re hoping for not just justice, but change after Gulfport police identified a suspect this afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Juwan Johnson is wanted for the shooting of 21-year-old Stanton Saunders of Gulfport. The shooting…

Candlelight Vigil for Saunders

The Gulfport community is continuing to shed tears over the recent loss of 21-year-old Stanton Saunders. Dozens displayed their love for Saunders during a candlelight vigil near the Ken Combs Pier in Gulfport. Phrases like “rest in peace” and “you’ll…

Community Remembers Stanton Saunders

Family and friends of Gulfport shooting victims Stanton Saunders spent the afternoon reminiscing and consoling his mother. Saunders’ mother, Vanessa Smith, tells News 25 the amount of support she’s received since the incident has helped ease the pain of losing…

Gulfport Shooting Suspect Still at Large

Police are continuing to search for the suspect accused of shooting and killing a 21-year-old man in Gulfport yesterday morning. Stanton Saunders was found lying on the ground at the corner of Ganges Street and 34th Avenue suffering from a…