Gator captured on Hwy 90 in Gulfport

By WLOX Staff

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A stray alligator caused a few traffic delays on Highway 90 in Gulfport Friday morning.

A six foot alligator was strolling down Highway 90 near the Armed Forces Retirement Home. By 7am, Gulfport police and officers from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks had captured the animal.

Officials said they were planning to release the gator back into the wild.

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