HATTIESBURG, MS April 3 2012 – Police have arrested Scott Tyner, 44, and charged him with aggravated assault after allegedly shooting several people at Cuco’s on Highway 49 in Hattiesburg on Monday.
It’s alleged that Tyner walked into Cuco’s restaurant around 3 p.m. and shot five people. The injured were transported to a local hospital where three are listed in critical condition.
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.