1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City shooting

1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City shooting
Timothy Frost/Photo credit: Forrest County Jail

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars in connection to a Hub City shooting.

Timothy Frost, 33, was arrested Friday night and charged with aggravated assault, according to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler.

On Sept. 16, officers responded to the 1500 block of James Street in reference to shots being fired and a fight.

"The suspect had entered the residence and started firing shots which one struck the victim in the leg," Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler said.

According to Traxler, the victim was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the leg which was non-life threatening.

"The suspect, Frost, was being restrained by several people on scene," Traxler said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where they were treated and released, and Frost was also transported for injuries he received while being restrained, according to Traxler.

The investigation is ongoing, and if anyone has any information, contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.