Gulfport Police: Bystander shot outside convenience store

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Police say a shot fired during a fight outside a Gulfport convenience store struck a bystander who they say was not part of the fight.

Sgt. Damon McDaniel with the Gulfport Police Department tells The Sun Herald the man, who is not yet identified, is wounded, but the injury isn’t life-threatening.

McDaniel says the shooting happened at 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Kangaroo gas station on U.S. Highway 49.

Anyone with information on the fight and shooting is asked to call the Gulfport police at 228-868-5959.