Authorities investigating shooting in Madison area

(Photo via Limestone County Sheriff's Office/Twitter)

Authorities responded to a gas station where a victim showed up Friday morning.

Posted: Jul. 20, 2018 12:50 PM
Updated: Jul. 20, 2018 2:25 PM

Authorities said they have a suspect in custody for a shooting early Friday afternoon near the Madison-Limestone county line.

HEMSI spokesman Don Webster said they received a call around 12:30 p.m. that a woman with a gunshot wound to the face had shown up at the Mapco that's located at the intersection of Highway 72 and County Line Road.

The shooting happened on Hatchett Road, down the street from the Mapco, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office said. The woman ran to the store after the shooting.

She was taken to Madison Hospital to be treated for birdshot wounds to her face, authorities said.

Limestone County authorities said a man was in custody and that a shotgun had been recovered.

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