Suspect wanted in incident related to West 5th Street shooting

HPD offers Fifth Street shooting update
Published: Nov. 9, 2022 at 1:15 PM CST
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department issued multiple arrest warrants for a suspect in a shooting connected to the Nov. 3 shooting on West Fifth Street.

Police said 38-year-old Jerome Jermaine Strickland, of Hattiesburg, has four active warrants for aggravated assault in relation to shooting at a vehicle driven by individuals associated with the West Fifth Street shooting.

The incident occurred near the intersection of West Seventh Street and Oliver Avenue around 3 a.m. on Nov. 3, and no injuries were reported.

Hattiesburg Police previously arrested three individuals in connection to the shooting on West Fifth Street.

Anyone with information on Strickland’s whereabouts should contact the Hattiesburg police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.

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