A Bay St. Louis man was shot to death on Thursday evening while sitting in a car on Keller Street.

The Bay St. Louis Police Department responded to a shooting on the 300 block of Keller Street at approximately 11:21 p.m. on Thursday, Chief Gary Ponthieux Jr. said In a press release.

“A witness reported numerous shots fired into an occupied vehicle,” Ponthieux said. “A single victim, identified as 30-year-old Trellis Burnett of Bay St. Louis, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Burnett subsequently died at the hospital from his injuries.”

Ponthieux said the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information can contact the Bay St. Louis Police Department at (228) 467-9222. You can also contact Crimestoppers at (877) 787-5898 or submit a tip via the web at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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