May 2, 2023

MBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Gulfport

Therese Apel

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday around 4 p.m. near Hewes Avenue and Highway 90 in Gulfport.

A Gulfport police officer was attempting to conduct a traffic stop when a subject presented a weapon towards the officer. No officer was injured, and the subject sustained non-life-threatening injuries and has been transported to a local hospital.

MBI is currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence. Upon completing the investigation, agents will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office.

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