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Shots fired at Gulfport police during standoff

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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- Gulfport police are on the scene of a standoff with an armed suspect.

Sgt. Damon McDaniel tells local news outlets that a suspect has fired shots during a standoff with police, but no one has been injured.

McDaniel says police received a call at 4:22 a.m. Wednesday about shots fired.

He says police are calling the suspect a "distraught individual."

McDaniel says nearby residents have been evacuated from their homes as a safety precaution.

He says police believe only one person is inside the home.

Further details were not immediately available.

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