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Shooting suspect is former Long Beach, MSU basketball player

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Marcus Bullard. Image source: Gulfport Police Department. Marcus Bullard. Image source: Gulfport Police Department.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

He once shot Mississippi State University to the Final Four, but now he's gaining attention for another kind of shooting. Gulfport police have issued an active arrest warrant on Thursday for 38-year-old Marcus Bullard, for the charge of drive by shooting. 

Police Chief Alan Weatherford said on Wednesday, Bullard was in a moving vehicle when he fired several gunshots at a victim. No one was hit by any of the shots and Bullard reportedly fled the scene. 

Bullard, who is 38-years-old, played basketball in the 1990s for Long Beach High School and Mississippi State University. 

Weatherford said anyone with information is urged to contact Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crimestoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by telephone at 1-877-787-5808. You can also text CSTIP plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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