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Officer identified in Gulfport police shooting

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - We have a follow-up report on a Gulfport shooting involving a police officer. 25-year-old Bryan Matthew Casey is in jail tonight, charged with two counts of aggravated assault. As we've reported, Gulfport police responded to a call of possible shots fired at the "Column Apartments" on Sunday shortly before midnight. Police said during the incident an officer shot Casey. We now know that officer was Sergeant David Wilder.

Wilder was assigned to desk duty while an investigation into the shooting took place. Gulfport's Police chief says Wilder returned to his patrol shift yesterday.

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