Man Shot During Cruisin’ the Coast Parade
Biloxi police are investigating a shooting that happened during a convoy associated with the Cruisin' the Coast event.
According to witness reports on social media, that shooting happened while a crowd gathered to watch vehicles taking part in the three-day motorcade parade down U. S. 90. Witnesses say a person jumped out of a car and began shooting at someone in another car.
According to a report by the Biloxi Sun Herald, nurses and other spectators rushed to the aid of the wounded person. Jeff Welter, a New Orleans residents who was in Biloxi for the day, told the newspaper he was one of the people who helped nurses stabilize the victim.
“He was joking around quite a bit,” Welter said told the Sun Herald. “He had a good sense of humor about it all. You could tell he was in pain and shock.”
Biloxi police have said little about the incident. What we know comes from WLOX-TV reporter Tristin Ruppert.
No word yet on the victim's condition or if any suspects have been identified.
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