2 shot, 1 dead in Hub City shooting

2 shot, 1 dead in Hub City shooting
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FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead Monday night in the Hub City.

Around 10:15 p.m., Hattiesburg police responded to a call of possible shots fired in the 3000 block of Prince George Road.

When officers arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

They were both transported from the scene by ambulance and taken to Forrest General Hospital.

According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Jonathan Nobles, one of the men was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The man injured is currently in critical condition, according to HPD Lt. Jon Traxler.

"His name is not being released pending the notification of next of kin," Nobles said.

Witnesses at the scene said they saw three people running from the scene.

At this time, no one is in custody.

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