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UPDATE: 3 in custody in Hub City shooting

Christopher Perkins, Demario Ben, Wiley Payton Christopher Perkins, Demario Ben, Wiley Payton
Amanda Todd Amanda Todd
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Wiley Payton, 33, was arrested early Friday morning by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Hattiesburg. Payton was wanted for aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling in connection to a Hub City shooting Aug. 17. 

Christopher Perkins, 24, and Demario Ben, 25, are also in police custody. Both are charged with aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Police also arrested Amanda Todd, 27, of Hattiesburg and charged her with hindering prosecution in connection to the August shooting. All four suspects are currently being housed at the Forrest County Jail.

The incident occurred at 212 Martin Luther Ave. and police said no one was injured in the shooting, but several shots were fired at people and into apartments.

Suspect details:

Christopher Perkins aka “Bout It or Body,” is wanted for the above offenses. Perkins is approximately 6’ tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. Use caution upon contact, subject is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Demario Ben aka “D Fresh,” is wanted for the above offenses. Ben is approximately 5’8” tall and weighs approximately 165 lbs. Use caution upon contact, subject is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Wiley Payton aka “Looney,” is wanted for the above offenses. Payton should be considered armed and dangerous. Payton has also stated to LEO’s that he is not going back to jail so use caution upon contact. Payton is approximately 5’9 and weighs approximately 165 lbs.

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