January 1, 2022

Seven shot, three dead after Gulfport NYE party ends in shootout

Mary Apel

Police are investigating a fatal shootout that happened at a Gulfport New Year’s Eve party.

Authorities said 911 calls came in at 11:58 p.m. reporting shots fired at a party in the 1200 block of Lewis Avenue. First responders found six men and one woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police said during the party, multiple individuals fired shots after a fight broke out.

Three men died from their injuries, identified as 23-year-old Corey Dubose of D’Iberville, 28-year-old Sedrick McCord of Gulfport, and 22-year-old Aubrey Lewis of Bay St. Louis.

A fourth man is in critical condition as of Saturday morning. Two other men and the woman sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. There are no arrests at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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