2 arrested in Saturday morning Hattiesburg shooting

2 arrested in Saturday morning Hattiesburg shooting

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Two Hattiesburg residents were arrested in connection to an early Saturday morning shooting that sent six people to a local hospital.

Maxine Santee, 30, was charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits. Cornelius Bowman, 36, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Both were arrested at the scene, Zo’s Corna, 104 J.C. Killingsworth Drive, and taken to the Forrest County Jail.

In a release, Hattiesburg Police Department Public Information Officer Ryan Moore said HPD responded to a report of a shooting just after 1 a.m., and arriving at the scene, found a 35-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment.

During the investigation, HPD discovered that five other individuals had arrived at a local hospital in personal vehicles seeking treatment for injuries received during the incident.

None of the six injuries were considered life-threatening.

Moore said the investigation was on-going.

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