HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WTVA) - A shooting injured one person Wednesday morning near Hattiesburg High School, WDAM-TV reported.
A spokesman for the Hattiesburg Police Department said officers responded to a report of someone having a weapon near the school before 8:00.
Officers found the individual with the weapon and tried to approach him.
At that time, shots were fired and the male individual was struck.
He was later transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries, the TV station reported.
A Hattiesburg police officer was involved in shooting the male individual, according to Maj. Johnny Poulos of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI).
The names of the officer and the male subject have not been released at this time.
MBI is overseeing the investigation.