Authorities searching for suspects in Bassfield gun battle

As many as four people may have been injured as a result of a Thursday-night running gun battle near Bassfield.

Witnesses and relatives said multiple gunshots were fired at the Bassfield Apartments on Barns Street near the edge of town.

One witness said the shooting started in the rear of the complex and progressed to the front.

Relatives said at least two of the shooting victims were taken to Forrest General Hospital, and two more to other area hospitals. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.