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HPD investigate morning incident

HPD investigate an incident Monday morning in Hattiesburg. HPD investigate an incident Monday morning in Hattiesburg.
HPD officers respond to an incident at a home in Hattiesburg. HPD officers respond to an incident at a home in Hattiesburg.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are investigating a morning incident that hospitalized a female victim.

The incident occurred in the Burkett Creek West subdivision around 4 a.m. at a home on Fellers Crossing.

According to Hattiesburg police Lt. Jon Traxler, police responded to a medical situation at the home.

Traxler stated when officers arrived on scene, the victim was already transported to Forrest General Hospital.

Traxler added that the victim does have a medical issue, but could not elaborate further.

"Detectives are trying to determine if the injuries the victim sustained are criminal, or could have been caused from the medical condition," said Traxler.

Police are not looking for a suspect at this time, according to Traxler.

A family member on scene said the victim is at Forrest General Hospital in stable condition as of 10:15 a.m. The family member describes the injuries as trauma to the head, but would not elaborate further. 

The house at the scene is surrounded by crime scene tape, and detectives and crime scene investigators are working to process the scene at this time.

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