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6 injured in Hub City shooting

HATTIESBURG, Miss.(WHLT) - A shooting Friday night left six people injured at La Fiesta Brava Mexican Bar & Grille.

Officials say at approximately 11:48 p.m. shots were fired in the 6100 block of Highway 49.

When officers arrived on scene gunshot victims were already being transported to local hospitals. Their injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Out of the six injured, four reside in Laurel, Ellisville and Waynesboro.

Additionally, when officers arrived at the scene, shots were fired from a fleeing vehicle. An officer did exchanged gunfire, but no injuries were sustained.

As standard procedure when any officer discharges a weapon, a separate internal affairs investigation will be conducted.

Anyone with further information should call Hattiesburg Police Department or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.


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