Man identified in Hattiesburg death investigation

Man identified in Hattiesburg death investigation
Officers responded to a report of a shooting on McCall Street around 7:15 p.m. (Source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The identity of a man whose death is being investigated by Hattiesburg police was released Tuesday.

The Hattiesburg Police Department began conducting a death investigation after responding to a reported shooting Monday night.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the deceased as 25-year-old Jermaine Hunter.

HPD spokesman Ryan Moore said officers responded to a report of a shooting on McCall Street around 7:15 p.m.

Officers discovered Hunter dead at the scene when they arrived.

Klem said Hunter’s body was sent to the State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

If you have any information regarding the shooting, you are asked to contact Hattiesburg police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867

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