Gulfport Shooting

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A Gulfport teenager has been arrested and charged with murder after a deadly shooting near Island View Casino.
Authorities say 19-year-old Jacoby Matthews was pronounced dead shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.
Police say Matthews and 18-year-old Diaz Easterling were at a gathering at Preservation Oaks on U.S. Highway 90 when an argument between them led to gunfire.
Harrison County Gary Hargrove says Matthews died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Easterling was taken to the Harrison County jail, where jail dockets show he's held on $3-million bond.


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