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Hattiesburg police seeking aggravated assault suspect

Police are searching for 49-year-old Spencer Dewayne Walker, who is wanted in connection with a...
Police are searching for 49-year-old Spencer Dewayne Walker, who is wanted in connection with a Friday morning shooting in Hattiesburg.(Hattiesburg Police Department)
Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 3:17 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) _ Hattiesburg police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect from a Friday morning shooting.

An active warrant has been issued for Spencer Dewayne Walker, 49, charging him with aggravated assault.

Hattiesburg police responded to a report of a shooting around 8 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West Fourth Street.

Arriving on the scene, officers discovered a female with a non-life-threatening injury. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated and released.

During a preliminary investigation, Walker was identified as the suspect in the incident.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at (601) 582-STOP.

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