Three people are behind bars and charged in the Monday shooting that left one person in critical condition.
Bobby Bishop, 22, of Waynesboro is charged with aggravated assault, Davarious Powe, 20, of Waynesboro, and Creecana Coleman, 23, of Shubuta are charged with accessory after the fact in connection with the shooting.
The three suspects made their initial appearances in court on Wednesday where they each had a bond set.
Bobby Bishop, was given a $100,000 bond, Creecana Coleman, was given a $40,000 bond, and Davarious Powe, was given a $40,000 bond, however it was revoked because he was already out on bond for a previous weapons charge.
According to Hattiesburg Police PIO Lt. Jon Traxler officers received a call from Forrest General Hospital around 5:00 p.m. Monday stating a black male had arrived with a gunshot wound to the upper body area.
According to Traxler, the victim is a resident at Four Square Apartments on 7th Street so after making contact with the victim officers began to set up a crime scene around the victims apartment. Multiple sections of the complex were sectioned off with tape as authorities made their way through the parking lot and around doorsteps in an attempt to determine if the residence was the location of the crime.
As the investigation continued, detectives discovered the shooting actually occurred in the vehicle that the victim was transported to the hospital in. According to Traxler, the exact location, whether it was in the parking lot at the apartments of elsewhere, is unknown at this time. Traxler also stated the weapon used was recovered along with several other weapons seized from the Four Square Apartment.
Davarious Powe and four others were previously arrested October 26 and charged with possession of a stolen firearm in the 6400 block of Highway 49. According to a Hattiesburg Police incident report numerous weapons were recovered at the time of the arrest on Hwy 49.
It is unclear at this time if the victim in the Monday shooting was one of the individuals in the October 26th arrest or connected with the stolen weapons.
All three suspects were booked into the Forrest County Jail and await their initial appearance.
According to Traxler the investigation is still ongoing.