Gulfport man dies after being shot at home on 20th Street

Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania

A Gulfport man died after being shot at a home on 20th Street early Wednesday morning.

Gulfport Police responded to a call about a shooting on 20th Street about 4:14 a.m., according to Police Chief Leonard Papania.

When officers arrived, they found a man had been shot and was dead inside a residence.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the victim as Kenny Peters Sr., 48, of Gulfport.

Papania asked that anyone with information about the shooting call the Gulfport Police Department. Anyone 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at or by telephone at 1-877-787-5898.