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Saucier shooting probed

Sheriff's investigators today said details of a shooting Monday in Saucier are sketchy pending the victim's recovery.

Sheriff's Capt. Carl Rhodes said the victim, a 29-year-old-man, was found in a ditch suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was found at Biloxi Cut-Off and Cunningham roads. The man was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department at 865-7060 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

A second, unrelated shooting was reported in Gulfport on Monday.

The other was a drive-by shooting at Maple Court off Holly Circle in North Gulfport.

Gulfport police said two victims were wounded but they have released no other details. Yellow evidence markers placed in the street on Holly Circle on Monday night indicated at least 10 bullet casings were found.

The Sun Herald updates these stories as more information becomes available.