Incident

8-05-2018 Mississippi Hattiesburg 1-1

Location

August 05, 2018

3800 block of W 4th St
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Geolocation: 31.335, -89.3452

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Marcus Rankin
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

8 yr old picked up gun and accidentally shot itself (gender not known), father arrested for felony posession

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 45
State House District: 102