Two dead following shooting on 19th Street in Gulfport

We know now the identities of the two who were shot and killed Wednesday in Gulfport.

Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer identified them as 44-year-old Augusta Brooks of Gulfport and 59-year-old Gerald Smith of Gulfport.

Their bodies were sent to the Biloxi Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Around 3 p.m. yesterday, police responded to reports of a shooting on 19th Street.

Police tried making contact with the occupants of a residence once they arrived on the scene, but received no response.

Upon entering the home, officers found two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Chief Chris Ryle says it is possible the incident could be a murder-suicide.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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