Friday night shooting HIMP

Johnny Sims of Hattiesburg was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

Hattiesburg police officers arrested a 27-year-old man Friday night after an altercation with another man led to a shooting.

Hattiesburg police were notified someone arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound just before 7 p.m. The victim, a 26-year-old man, was treated for his injury.

An investigation determined the shooting occurred in the 1500 block of Country Club Road at Pineview Apartments.

Johnny Sims of Hattiesburg was taken into custody at the scene and charged with aggravated assault. Sims was booked into the Forrest County Jail.

The victim and the suspect knew one another, and the shooting stemmed from an altercation.

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