HPD arrests suspect in fatal shooting

Hattiesburg police arrested the suspect in a fatal shooting after a lengthy standoff with officers at a residence on Country Club Road.

Eddie Lee Saunders was taken to police headquarters for more questioning, an HPD spokesman said. Charges have not yet been filed.

This afternoon police responded to a report of shots fired near the 100 block of Abrams Street. They found the victim, 17-year-old Charles Moore, with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was dead on arrival at the hospital.