April 6, 2023

Man Killed, Toddler Injured After Shooting Into Hattiesburg Home

Morgan Howard

On Wednesday, April 5, Hattiesburg Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Whitney Street, just before 8:45 p.m.
When officers arrived on the scene, two individuals were discovered suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, inside a home.
An adult male was pronounced deceased on the scene, and a 2-year-old was transported from the scene with injuries to the hospital.
According to Hattiesburg police, the 2-year-old is in stable condition.
As the investigation progressed, it was discovered that an unknown individual approached the home and fired multiple rounds.
This is an ongoing investigation. Additional details will be released, as they become available.
If residents have any information pertaining to the incident, please contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.

Share this Article


Related Articles