Hancock County Shootings
Multiple shootings rang out in Hancock County this afternoon.
Just before 4 p.m. multiple shootings were reported in Bay St. Louis and Waveland. The first shooting happened around 3:45 near Washington Street and Old Spanish Trail. Officials say the second shooting happened close to 4:00 near Kiln-Waveland Cutoff Road.
Hancock County Deputy Don Bass told News 25 that the two shootings were likely connected.
According to our media partner the Sun Herald, after shots were fired in Bay St. Louis it appears a car chase ensued with the shooters pursuing their intended victim into Waveland where they again fired shots.
Witnesses told officials that they saw a man walking with an apparent gunshot wound to his leg.
Police searched for the suspect, but no one was found.