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Nearly 1,100 in Harrison County shelters

The latest round of numbers from the nine public storm shelters in Harrison County say there are 1,097 taking refuge from Hurricane Gustav.

Central Elementary in Gulfport has 180 people in shelters, the most. Saucier Elementary  had 42, the lowest. Coast Transit Authority transported 99 people to shelters between 5:30 and 9 p.m.

There are 17 animals in the shelter at Harrison Central High School in Lyman.