Hattiesburg man shot in the back - WDAM - TV 7 - News, Weather and Sports

Hattiesburg man shot in the back

Posted: Updated:

A 42-year-old Lamar County man is undergoing surgery after being shot in the back Monday morning.

At 11:40 a.m. at an apartment complex on Hillcrest Drive behind Lowe's in Hattiesburg, a person was shot. The victim ran to an apartment where a resident called an ambulance.

Sheriff Danny Rigel said officials are looking for a black male with dreadlocks wearing a white tank top.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Copyright 2013 WDAM. All rights reserved.