1 injured; suspect sought in Hattiesburg stabbing

1 injured; suspect sought in Hattiesburg stabbing
Police investigate stabbing

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are searching for a female suspect who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend during a domestic altercation.

According to Hattiesburg police Lt. Jon Traxler, shortly before 2:00 a.m. officers responded to the 1000 block of McInnis Avenue to a report of a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they discovered a male victim suffering from a stab wound, based on the information gathered at the scene, the suspect is believed to be the girlfriend of the victim, who fled the scene according to Traxler.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by AAA Ambulance Service for his injuries. However, the extent of his injuries were unavailable.

According to Traxler, the investigation is ongoing and officers are working to acquire warrants for the suspect at this time.

Due to the ongoing investigation, the suspects name is not being released at this time.