Crime scene tape

After reports of shots fired and a body found in the area of the 400 block of Magnolia Avenue in Hattiesburg, police are investigating.

Hattiesburg Police are investigating the death of a man discovered in his apartment in the 1100 block of North 25th Avenue.

Officers were called to the scene about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, when someone reported that a gun had been discharged.

No other information is available at this time.


A 39-year-old Hattiesburg man was arrested about 12:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the 200 block of Concart Street.

Other crime Michael Turner

Michael Turner, 39, arrested for commercial burglary.

Officers discovered the suspect, Michael Turner, under the carport of a residence. Turner gained entry to a storage room, and was taken into custody at the scene.

Turner was charged with one count of commercial burglary-burglary of building other than a dwelling. He was booked into the Forrest County Jail.

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