November 23, 2023

One arrested after shots fired call in Hub City

Therese Apel

William Wheat
William Wheat

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, at around 8 p.m., Hattiesburg Police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 70 block of Everglades in Hattiesburg.

When officers arrived, they were advised that a resident heard a gunshot coming from outside the home and later discovered a bullet hole in a window, located on the second floor of the residence. No injuries were reported.

Officers took a male suspect into custody, identified as William Wheat, 54, of Hattiesburg. Wheat has been charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling and booked into the Forrest County Jail.

If anyone has any information, contact Hattiesburg Police at 601-545-4971 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.

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