1 injured in Hub City shooting, investigation ongoing

1 injured in Hub City shooting, investigation ongoing
Hattiesburg police responded to a report of stolen car batteries on March 5. (Photo source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are investigating a Monday night shooting that injured one in the Hub City.

Just after 10 p.m., officers responded to a shooting on Dabbs Street near the Rosa Avenue intersection, according to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler.

"Upon officers arrival, they found a black male lying on the ground on Rosa Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso," Traxler said.

The victim was transported to Forrest General Hospital by ambulance and is listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made, and if anyone has any information, contact Hattiesburg police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.