Suspect sought in Hattiesburg shooting

Suspect sought in Hattiesburg shooting

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a Monday afternoon shooting in the Hub City.

According to Hattiesburg Police Department Lt. Jon Traxler, officers were called to the Dabbs Street and Cypress Avenue intersection for a report of shots fired around 5:20 p.m.

Traxler stated that a black male suspect that was on foot and allegedly shot at a vehicle that was occupied by a driver. The vehicle was struck by a shot; however the driver was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing according to Traxler.

If you have any information regarding the incident, contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.