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Officers took one person into custody. He was found on-scene with a weapon on him. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Gunfire Kills 21-year-old in Hattiesburg

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Hattiesburg, MS -

Hattiesburg police are investigation an early Sunday morning shooting that left one person dead, according to a press release.

21-year-old John Donaldson was pronounced dead at a local hospital just before 2:30 on Sunday morning, Forrest County Deputy Coroner Johnathan Nobles said.

The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds, Nobles said.

Authorities found Donaldson near the corner of Fourth Avenue and West Pine Street, according to a Hattiesburg Police Department press release.

Officers took one person into custody. He was found on-scene with a weapon on him. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Authorities will not confirm if anyone has been arrested for a crime.

Several other people were questioned at the police department.

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