March 30, 2022

18-Year-Old Faces Felony Charges After Shooting Family Member During An Argument in Gulfport

Nicole McCardle

Devin Platts, 18, was arrested Tuesday.  He is facing a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault and is behind bars after shooting a family member during an argument.

According to Gulfport Police, officers responded to a call about a shooting just after 5pm at a residence on the 2200 block of 22nd Street.

When they arrived, the victim was found suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Police say Platts and a family member got in a fight which resulted in the teenager shooting the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Anyone with any information about this investigation is asked to contact Gulfport Police at 228-868-5959. Anonymous tips can also be made by contacting Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers online or by phone at 877-787-5898.

 

 

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