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Five shot at Hattiesburg restaurant, HPD makes arrest

Scott Ashley Tyner, 44 Scott Ashley Tyner, 44
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Police have arrested Scott Tyner, 44, and charged him with five counts aggravated assault after he allegedly shot several people at Cucos restaurant on Highway 49 in Hattiesburg on Monday.

It's alleged that Tyner walked into Cucos restaurant around 3 p.m. and shot five people. The injured were transported to a local hospital where three were listed in critical condition late Monday.

A waitress and a bar patron are among the injured.

The Hattiesburg Police Department, Fire Department and AAA Ambulance service responded to the incident.

An employee chased the shooter out of the restaurant and kept the suspect in view until police apprehended him.

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