Man charged in connection to shooting death of Hattiesburg man

Cornelius Bowman, 34, of Hattiesburg, has been charged with hindering prosecution-rendering criminal assistance, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Man charged in connection to shooting death of Hattiesburg man
Cornelius Bowman, 34, of Hattiesburg, has been charged with hindering prosecution-rendering criminal assistance, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Dept.)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a 40-year-old Hattiesburg man.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesperson Ryan Moore said Cornelius Bowman, 34, of Hattiesburg, has been charged with hindering prosecution-rendering criminal assistance, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

No other information was provided.

Police were called to the intersection of Front and Main streets about 3 a.m. Sunday, where they found Ronnie Turner wounded from a gunshot. Turner was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

According to police, the incident was “domestic-related between two family members.”

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