woman charged with murder

Tiffany M. Hathorn is charged with murder after the shooting death of a Hattiesburg man, Van Leonard Luvene. He was shot and transported to a local hospital but later died from the injuries.

A 33-year-old Hattiesburg woman who was involved in an apparent domestic altercation on Wednesday, Aug. 14, was arrested on Thursday, Aug. 15, by police officers after a 41-year-old man died from a gunshot wound.

The shooting suspect, Tiffany M. Hathorn, is being charged with murder and will be booked at the Forrest County Jail. The victim was identified as Van Leonard Luvene by Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict.

chalk man murder

The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Fredna Avenue at about 7:45 last night.

When Hattiesburg Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of Fredna Avenue around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, they found Luvene suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital and later died from his injuries.

Police officials said the incident is isolated.

Recommended for you