Police respond to shots fired at Hard Rock Casino

Hard Rock Casino
Hard Rock Casino SUN HERALD FILE

Police officers responded to a report of shots fired early Sunday morning at the Hard Rock Casino Biloxi parking garage.

A man in his 20s and an acquaintance were visiting the casino and left shortly before 2:45 a.m., Lt. Christopher De Back said in a press release.

They got into a physical altercation with two other people in the parking garage, De Back said, and the acquaintance pulled out a handgun and fired a couple of times. One of the shots grazed the man, causing minor injuries. Police said no other victims were located.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Biloxi Police Criminal Investigations Division at 228-435-6112 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 or online at