GULFPORT, Miss. (WJTV) – Gulfport police reported an officer-involved shooting at the Family Dollar on Pass Road.

The Sun Herald reported at lead one person was shot by a Gulfport police officer outside the store around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 6.

According to Police Chief Adam Cooper, the department received a call that several people were waving guns at passing cars. He said police made contact with the suspects outside the store, and they fled from the vehicle. Shots were fired during the incident.

Police said the person who was shot suffered one gunshot wound and was taken to Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. Four other suspects were arrested by police.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) will investigate the shooting. Once their investigation is complete, agents will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office.