Coroner identifies man shot to death in Gulfport

Police are investigating the homicide of a 33-year-old man who died in a shooting Sunday night at Fern Street and Southward Drive.

Bernard Kennedy has been identified as the victim, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Monday.

First-responders found him wounded outside a home about 9:07 p.m. and he died at the scene, Police Sgt. Clayton Fulks said Monday.

The neighborhood is a few blocks east of Milner Stadium and Gulfport Central Middle School.

No information has been released on a possible motive.

No arrests have been made, though police want to hear from anyone with information to help their investigation.

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Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews