Hattiesburg Police Department make arrest in shooting case

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - HattiesburgPolice have arrested Melvin McGowan in connection with a Thursday shooting inthe 2300 Block of W. 7th Street. According to a HPD incident report, officers responded to Forrest GeneralHospital and found McGowan's sister that had been shot in the leg. McGowan wasarrested and charged with discharging a firearm in the city, possession of afirearm by a convicted felon and outstandingdomestic violence warrant.

Jeremy Loganwas also arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm.