Huntsville police arrest suspect after shooting, stabbing near Memorial Parkway

Peter Cox

The suspect's bond is set at $45,000.

Posted: Feb 28, 2019 9:29 PM
Updated: Mar 1, 2019 7:04 PM

UPDATE: (3/1/19 6:51 p.m.) Huntsville police say one of the business owners, 55-year-old Peter Cox, has been arrested and charged with two counts of assault second-degree and two counts of discharging a firearm into a unoccupied dwelling or vehicle.

The suspect was booked in the Madison County Jail, and his bond was set at $45,000.

The other business owner was not arrested.

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According to Lt. Johnson with Huntsville police, on Thursday night, two business owners and body shops near Spring Branch Road in Huntsville had a confrontation that led to a shooting and stabbing incident.

Johnson said one person was stabbed and another was shot. He said neither person had life-threatening injuries.

At this time, police say they do not have a motive.

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