A 30-year-old Gulfport man was shot to death at his residence during a home invasion, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said.
Hargrove identified the victim of Tuesday night’s shooting as John Earl Kennedy III, who died of a gunshot wound to his chest.
Gulfport police are investigating the shooting in the 13000 block of Artes Street at about 8:55 p.m. Artes is off Three Rivers Road in Gulfport’s Orange Grove area. Artes is just north of Prudie Circle.
In a video statement, Deputy Police Chief Chris Loposser said police responded to a home invasion complaint and found one person was dead and had multiple gunshot wounds.
No arrests have been made, but police say the shooting remains under investigation.