Kentucky murder suspect arrested in Mississippi

Published 4:07 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2023

A man was arrested this week and charged with murdering a man in Kentucky, police said.

Lexington, Kentucky, police said the suspect, Bobby Lashawn Hubbard was arrested Saturday in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Hubbard is accused of September 12 shooting death of 22-year-old Doricky Harris. Hubbard was being held Tuesday in Forrest County, Mississippi, awaiting extradition to Kentucky.

At approximately 9:27 p.m. on September 12 officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West Sixth Street for an individual who had been shot. When officers arrived, they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.