May 6, 2024

MBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Gulfport

Morgan Howard

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Gulfport Police Department that occurred on May 4th.

Officers with the Gulfport Police Department were responding to a call near Reed Avenue in Gulfport, Mississippi regarding a stabbing.

Upon arrival, an altercation occurred between an officer and the subject on scene. During the altercation, the officer discharged his weapon striking the subject. The subject was transported to a local hospital.

The officer received no serious physical injuries. This information is preliminary and subject to change.

MBI is currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence.

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