Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man they say hit a high school student with his car Thursday night.
Sheriff Mike Ezell said a 17-year-old was walking on the Vancleave High campus with two friends about 6:30 p.m. when they got into an argument with driver of a black car.
The driver hit the teen boy in the leg, causing injuries, and left the scene, Ezell said.
A family member took the boy to the hospital, where he was treated and released.
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Deputies are still looking for the male driver, Ezell said. Anyone with information about this crime should call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department at 228-769-3063 or Crimestoppers at 1-877-787-5898.