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BREAKING: Standoff Underway After 3 Fatally Shot In Mississippi

Gulfport, MS – Three people have been killed and police remain in a standoff with the gunman, who has holed up inside a business in Gulfport.

Police said the incident began at about 9 a.m. on April 27 when three people were fatally shot at the Broadway Inn Express located on Walmart Lane near Highway 90 in Biloxi, WLOX reported.

Witnesses described a chaotic scene with terrified people screaming and trying to flee the area after gunfire erupted.

Police said that gunman fled the hotel and assaulted another victim near Rio Grande Street in Gulfport before police caught up with him on 28th Street, WLOX reported.

Gulfport police said that suspect had barricaded himself inside a business near 28th Street and Canal and engaged in a standoff with police.

Officers have surrounded the business and there is a standoff ongoing, WLOX reported.

Authorities have not yet released any information about the identities of the victims or the gunman.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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