One person injured in Hattiesburg shooting, one in custody

One person injured in Hattiesburg shooting, one in custody

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police arrested a suspect after a woman was shot in the Hub City Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened just after 12:00 p.m. at Highway 42 Bypass. According to HPD, a civil dispute between a man a woman led to the woman being shot in the right leg. The victim then walked from the scene to the gas station across the street at the corner of Mobile and Bypass.

According to HPD Lt. Latasha Meyers-Mitchell, Richard Bruckner is in custody for aggravated assault. The injuries to the victim were not believed to be life threatening.