NEW HOPE Ala. (WAAY) - Victims are pushing for more charges to be placed against 23-year-old Timothy Goldsmith, the man police say opened fire on nearly a dozen people at a party in New Hope Friday night.
Goldsmith is currently charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder. Witnesses say Goldsmith left the party a half hour earlier, angry with another party member.
When he returned he was wearing a mask, carrying an AK-47, and shooting at random.
20-year-old Joel Coleman died on the scene. Two others were treated at Huntsville Hospital and released. Another two party members said they were grazed by bullets sustaining minor wounds.
One of them, Jacob Anders, has decided to press additional charges, believing that Goldsmith should face more counts of attempted murder.
"I think that the people who didn't sustain bullet wounds also need to press charges for attempted murder... If someone were to fire a gun at you and it misses, that's still an attempt at murder," Anders said.
Goldsmith's bond is set at $195,000