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Police investigate Sunday-night homicide in Hattiesburg

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Hattiesburg police are searching for suspects and investigating the death of a Taylorsville man who was shot in Hattiesburg late Sunday.

Police responded to reports of gunshots around 7 p.m. at Breckenridge Apartments off Classic Drive where they found Wesley Owens, 19, shot.

First responders transported Owens to Forrest General Hospital where he was pronounced dead within an hour of the gunshots.  

The Hattiesburg Police Department asks residents to call 601-582-7867 with any information they may have about the murder.

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