Gulfport Police investigating early-morning shooting

Gulfport Police this morning are investigating a shooting that left a man dead.

Police Chief Alan Weatherford said in a press release that officers responded to a call of shots fired on 30th Avenue about 3:15 a.m. When they arrived, they found Darcel Marquis Anderson, 26, of Gulfport, had been shot.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228 868-5959. You can contact Crimestoppers at or by telephone at 1-877-787-5898. You can also text CSTIP plus your message to 274637(CRIMES).