Gulfport police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 4300 block of 20th Street, about a block south of the Naval Construction Battalion Center.
Officers responded to a report of gunshots about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and found a woman had been shot, Gulfport police Sgt. Clayton Fulks said.
He said the exact number of times she was shot is being determined. She was taken to an area hospital where her status is still being evaluated, he said.
Fulks said a man has been detained for questioning in the shooting.
The Sun Herald will update the report when more information is made available.