Hattiesburg man charged in shooting incident

Hattiesburg man charged in shooting incident
Theophilous Price

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and facing charges in connection to a May 4th shooting in the Hub City.

Theophilious Price, 21, was charged with aggravated assault/use of a deadly weapon in connection to a crime that occurred in the 400 block of East 7th Street.

According to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler, a victim was apparently shot in the leg, however the injuries were not life threatening.

Traxler added that Price is part of a larger group of people that were involved in the shooting.

Price is set to make his initial appearance Friday in court.

According to Traxler, the investigation is still ongoing.