UPD Assisting Hattiesburg Police in Pursuit of Armed Suspect

University Police are currently assisting the Hattiesburg Police Department in pursuit of an armed suspect believed to be involved in a HPD-officer shooting. Suspect was last seen near West Hills Drive and the Longleaf Trace, west of the Hattiesburg Campus. Suspect is an African-American male, 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-4 wearing black pants and a blue shirt with white writing. UPD reports no immediate threat to the Hattiesburg campus. Call 601-266-4986 if you have related information.

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