Update on Gulfport shooting

We give you an update on the investigation from Friday night’s shooting on Crestview Drive in Gulfport.

According to Gulfport police, the aggravated assault charge against Dontedrique Sawon Magee has been dropped. He was originally charged with shooting a 16-year-old female on Friday night. He is now charged with one count of hindering prosecution.

Now, two other juveniles are also charged with hindering prosecution in regards to the shooting.

Seventeen-year-old Latavion Bland has now been charged with aggravated assault as an adult.

News 25 spoke with Magee’s dad who says he’s glad his son is free. “I am feeling so blessed. I thank the Lord Jesus Christ for moving and I want to thank Gulfport Police Department for doing such a thorough investigation. I just feel so good that he is on his way home. My regards do go out to the victim and their family.”

This investigation is still underway. We will continue to bring you updates as more information becomes available.

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