Gulfport Police Identify Shooting Suspect

Gulfport Police Identify Shooting Suspect

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GULFPORT, Miss. -

Police have identified 26-year-old Aaron Lamar Fields as the suspect in a fatal shooting early Sunday outside a Gulfport nightclub.

Fields, of Gulfport, is being held on a charge of murder charge and his bond set at $2 million by Justice Court Judge Diane Ladner.

Fields is accused in the slaying of 25-year-old Xavier Monroe, shot once outside the Eclipse Lounge on Old Highway 49.

Capt. Neal Stachura says Fields was arrested Monday. Officials withheld his name until Wednesday, citing the ongoing investigation.

Police have released no details on a possible motive.

It was unclear whether Fields has an attorney.

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