Gulfport police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at 9:34 p.m. Sunday.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the victim as Demeatrius Blakley, 31, of Gulfport, and said he died from a gunshot wound.
The case is being investigated as a homicide, police said, and no arrests have been made.
Police said they received a report of gunfire heard in the area of 43rd Avenue and 11th Street, which is a block away from Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.
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When they arrived on the scene, they found the victim with a gunshot wound dead on the side of 43rd Avenue.
Anyone with information is asked to call Gulfport police at 228-868-5959 or Crimestoppers at mscoastcrimestoppers.com or 877-787-5898. The caller can remain anonymous.