Crime

Gulfport teen wanted after parking lot shooting

Eric Demond Hamilton. Courtesy of Gulfport Police Department.

The Gulfport Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating 19-year-old Eric Demond Hamilton on the charge of Aggravated Assault.

On October 10, 2017, at approximately 11:17 a.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to 1700 Block of 65th Avenue for a report of a shooting.

During the investigation, it was learned the victim was shot by Hamilton in the parking lot after a verbal dispute. Based on the information received, a warrant was obtained for his arrest on the charge of Aggravated Assault.

Hamilton is 6’00” and 165lbs, brown hair, brown eyes and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at
(228)868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by
telephone at (877)787-5898.

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