Man found fatally shot

Police today are investigating a homicide following the discovery of a man's body on Washington Avenue.

A concerned citizen notified police between 2:30 and 3 a.m. of an individual lying in the road. American Medical Response determined the man had been shot multiple times, said James Griffin, public information oficer for Gulfport Police.

The 25-year-old man was taken to Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, where he later died. The man's name has not yet been released.

The Sun Herald updates this story as information develops.