Hattiesburg police arrest suspect in murder

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police have arrested a suspect in the Wednesday night murder at a local restaurant.

Jeremy Clark, 21, of Biloxi was taken into custudy for his alleged role in the shooting death of a male in front of Conestoga Steakhouse.

Clark was identified as a strong person of interest after authorities began to reevaluate the initial investigation.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Police are still investigating to determine the motive behind the shooting but believe it may have stemmed from an altercation.

Clark is being held at the Forrest County Regional Jail where he is charged with homicide.