Hattiesburg police searching for shooting suspect

By Terrica Washington – email

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police are asking for help locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Wednesday shooting.

Police received calls around 11:25 a.m. about shots fired at the Greenbriar apartments in the 2400 block of McInnis Loop in Hattiesburg.

Once authorities arrived on the scene they found a male victim lying in the grass with two gun shot wounds.  The unidentified man was transported to a local hospital where his condition is unknown.

Authorities are searching for the shooter described to be a bald black male, weighing 200 pounds, about 5 foot 9 inches in height, wearing a black muscle shirt and  blue jeans.

He is believed to have fled the scene driving a gold Nissan Maxima. Police say it is too early in the investigation to determine a motive for the shooting.

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