Huntsville Police investigating overnight shooting

A man was taken to Huntsville Hospital Thursday morning after police say he was shot in an overnight shooting.

Posted: Jan 3, 2019 4:05 AM
Updated: Jan 3, 2019 9:40 AM

Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday morning.

It happened on Melrose Road just after 2:30 Thursday morning. Huntsville Police told us two black males wearing all black and "scream masks" walked up to the victim and called him a name. That's when police say the victim, described as a 33-year-old black man, was shot in the lower part of his body. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Police brought in the K9’s to help search for the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

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