Crime

One person wounded in shooting at Moss Point park

Police are trying to figure out what happened that led to a shooting at a park that left one person wounded, Police Chief Calvin Hutchins said.

Hutchins said a Singing River Hospital campus officer called police to tell them someone had been brought to the hospital with a gunshot wound on Friday afternoon.

A male victim was shot at Eddie Khayat Memorial Park around 4 p.m., Hutchins said.

Police went to the park and found evidence that points to the location of the shooting, Hutchins said, and investigators are at Singing River Hospital talking to a witness.

The victim was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. Hutchins said the man’s name and age is not yet known.

The incident is under investigation.

Justin Mitchell: 228-604-0705, @JustinMitchell_

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