When officers arrived on scene, they were informed that the suspect, Cedrick Moffett Jr., got into a verbal altercation with his mother, and fired a gun at her. She was grazed by the bullet, and checked out on scene by medical personnel, and refused to be transported to a hospital.
Moffett Jr., 28, is wanted for domestic violence-aggravated assault in connection to the incident. He left the scene in a gray Ford Focus with the tag number: FRA 9197 If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.
The shooting left many in the area and those with children at Hattiesburg Highschool alarmed. Some messaged the HPNM Facebook page.