Hattiesburg Teen Killed In A Home Invasion.

September 26, 2017


A Hattiesburg teen is dead and another is in custody after a home invasion. It happened Sunday night near the intersection of Orange Street and Xavier Street when a homeowner shot a suspect breaking into his home.


Police say 17-year-old Justin Woodland was killed in the home invasion, and a second man 29-year-old Anton Smith was arrested and charged with armed robbery and burglary.


A third suspect was questioned but later released.  No charges have been filed against the homeowner, but police say the case will be presented to a grand jury.

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