Police say 2 men charged in Hattiesburg shooting

Published 5:34 pm Thursday, May 29, 2008

Two men face charges in the fatal shooting of a teenager in Hattiesburg.

Seventeen-year-old Charles Moore was pronounced dead at Forrest General Hospital after being shot in the chest Tuesday.

Police have not said what led to the shooting.

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Hattiesburg police spokesman Synarus Green said 44-year-old Eddie L. Saunders has been charged with homicide. He said 28-year-old Charles Harris has been charged as an accessory after the fact.

Saunders and Harris were being held Wednesday in the Forrest County Jail.