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HPD investigating shooting on Katie Ave.

Hattiesburg police are investigating a report of shots fired on Katie Avenue. (Photo source: WDAM) Hattiesburg police are investigating a report of shots fired on Katie Avenue. (Photo source: WDAM)
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Hattiesburg police continue to investigate shots fired on Katie Avenue near John Street on Tuesday afternoon. No suspects have been identified, but police said charges have been upgraded to firing into an occupied dwelling and aggravated assault.

HPD said multiple shell casings were recovered, and officers are looking for a blue hatchback vehicle that witnesses saw leaving the scene. Police believe that vehicle was involved in the shooting.

No injuries were reported, but a nearby apartment building was hit by a bullet, police said.

Hattiesburg police are asking for help from the community to solve this case. If you have any information, please call HPD or Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.

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