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Gulfport Police say bystander was hit by bullet

A shot fired during a fight outside a gas station in Gulfport early Sunday morning struck a bystander who police say was not part of the fight.

Sgt. Damon McDaniel with the Gulfport Police Department said the man, who is not yet identified, is wounded, but the injury isn't life-threatening.

The incident happened at 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Kangaroo gas station at U.S. 49 and 28th Street, he said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Gulfport Police at 868-5959.

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