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Coroner identifies woman found shot to death in Gulfport home

A woman is dead after an overnight shooting on O’Neal Road in Gulfport.

The incident happened about 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to a Gulfport Police Department news release.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a woman dead inside of the home who had been shot. They also discovered a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer identified the woman as 44-year-old Sharon Grantham of Gulfport.

Switzer said Grantham’s body is being sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment but was transferred to a trauma center in Mobile, Switzer said. He was listed in serious but stable condition Tuesday night.

Investigators say the two acquaintances were involved in an altercation. No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crimestoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or 1-877-787-5898.

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