Man charged after shots fired, weapons recovered in Hattiesburg neighborhood

Photo by Forrest County Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: Police have arrested 24-year-old Joshua Townes in connection to Tuesday’s shots fired call.

He’s been charged with possession of a stolen weapon.

HATTIESBURG, Miss.(WHLT) – Authorities are investigating after a shots fired call led to multiple weapons found.

HPD officers went to  Bowling Street in reference to shots fired.

When officers arrived on scene, they said they located several shell casings and automatic weapons.

No injuries were reported and no one is in custody at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hattiesburg Police Department at 601-545-4971 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP (7867).

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