GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) –
Police in Gulfport are searching for a suspect after a man was critically injured in an overnight shooting.
Authorities tell WLOX it happened just after midnight in the early-morning hours of Wednesday in the 12,000 block of Prudie Circle. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man who had been shot multiple times.
While canvassing the area for clues and witnesses, officers found some marijuana, as well. At this time, police say they are not sure if the marijuana has anything to do with the shooting or not.
No arrests have been made yet. Officers are still interviewing witnesses and gathering information.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated for internal injuries. He is in critical but stable condition at this time.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Gulfport Police at 228-868-5900.
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