HPD arrests suspect involved in Saturday shooting

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Hattiesburg Police Department responded to a report of shots being fired in the 200 block of North 18th Ave.

When HPD arrived to the scene they found a victim on the ground outside of a crashed vehicle.

The victim had at least two gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital.

Officers later arrested 30-year-old Hattiesburg resident, Ronald Hollingsworth. Hollingsworth is charged with aggravated assault and was taken to Forrest County Jail.

According to HPD Public Information Officer, Jon Traxler, the victim is being treated and is said to be in a stable condition at this time.

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