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Huntsville police investigating shooting off University Drive

Police say one person was shot.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 5:48 PM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 8:45 AM

Update: Huntsville police say the condition of the man taken to the hospital has worsened. He now has life-threatening injuries.

Police say the victim and witnesses aren't cooperating. 

They say there were multiple gunshots, but they don't have an exact number yet.

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From earlier:

Huntsville police are investigating a shooting on Canada Avenue, off University Drive, at the Northwoods public housing development.

Police say the shooting happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, and a victim has non-life-threatening injuries.

The Boys and Girls Club across from where the shooting happened said the kids were inside at the time, and they went on lockdown. 

People who live on Canada Avenue told WAAY 31 they heard at least 10 gunshots during the shooting.

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