Suspect in Hub City shooting identified

Suspect in Hub City shooting identified
Shannon Parker

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One person is injured and another is in custody in a Thursday night shooting.

Hattiesburg police responded to shots fired on Att Avenue in Palmers Crossing around 8:20 p.m. and found one male suffering from a gunshot wound.

"It started as an argument and one person was shot," Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler said.

According to police, one person was transported to the hospital from Att Avene where the shooting occurred.

Suspect Shannon Parker, 45, was taken into custody at the scene and booked into the Forrest County Jail.

Police say Parker fired several shots at two people, one striking the victim in the stomach. He then fled the scene.

Police found Parker after he wrecked his vehicle into a ditch on Tatum Road.