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Georgia man charged in drive-by shooting

GULFPORT - Police arrested a Georgia man they believe fired a gun at a residence after an argument Friday, authorities said.

William Sykes Jr. of Smyrna was charged with one count of drive-by shooting and one count of felony possession of marijuana, said Chief Alan Weatherford.

The shots were fired shortly after 3 p.m. in the 1200 block of 28th Street. No was injured, Weatherford said.

Sykes was arrested a short time later in the 2200 block of 33rd Street. His bond was set at $200,000 for the shooting and $50,000 for the possession charge.

Sunherald.com will update this story as updates become available.

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