Crime

Gulfport police investigate exchange of gunfire

Gulfport police officials said they are investigating an exchange of gunfire early Friday morning.

The shots were fired about 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Gahan Drive, said police Sgt. Damon McDaniel.

Several people in a dark SUV fired shots at a residence there, McDaniel said. The home's occupants came out and shot back at the SUV, he said.

The SUV left the area, police said.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Gulfport police at 868-5959.

Or leave anonymous tips with Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com, by telephone at 1-877-787-5898 or by texting CSTIP and the message to 274637.

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