Harrison County

Coroner identifies victim of early-morning shooting

Police are investigating the early-morning shooting death of a man in Gulfport.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said police arrived on scene in the 900 block of 5th Street near Cowan Road and found Joseph Craig Jr., 55, already dead.

Gulfport police Sgt. Chris Ryle said the call came in around 6 a.m.

Hargrove said an autopsy will be performed on Craig this afternoon or tomorrow morning.

Sun Herald will update this story as more information is available.