Hattiesburg man arrested for murder

Roy Page
Roy Page

One man is dead and another is in jail following a shooting in east hattiesburg Thursday.

Ray Spillman, 34, of Hattiesburg was shot once in the head and killed around 8 p.m. as he sat in his car at the intersection of McSwain street and East Laurel Avenue, according to Hattiesburg police.

Roy Page, 33, of Hattiesburg is charged in the shooting. He was arrested shortly after the incident.

Police have not commented on a motive for the shooting, but they say the suspect and the victim did have a prior association. Investigators have also recovered a 9mm handgun they believe was used in the murder.