Victim identified in Lamar County shooting - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Victim identified in Lamar County shooting

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is dead and another man was wounded after a shooting Wednesday night at a Lamar County apartment complex.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel says 26-year-old Wayne Kennedy Davis was found dead outside an apartment complex on Primrose Lane, just off Weathersby Road. Davis had been shot multiple times.

Rigel says another man was found inside an apartment, also with gunshot wounds. The unidentified victim was taken to a Hattiesburg hospital where he has undergone surgery.

Authorities are still questioning witnesses to determine what happened. So far they have been unable to talk with the wounded victim. 

Sheriff Rigel would not speculate on a motive for the shootings.

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