Lauderdale County shooting sends one man to the hospital

The shooting took place approximately 2 1/2 miles from where authorities found the victim

Posted: Jul. 20, 2018 7:24 AM
Updated: Jul. 20, 2018 7:38 AM

A man was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital after he was shot in the abdomen at a home in rural Lauderdale County.

It was approximately 4 AM Friday when deputies found the man inside the car with another person approximately 2 1/2 miles from the scene. 

It is believed the victim was accidentally shot when someone dropped a gun and it went off outside a home near Highway 20 and County Road 8.

Right now we are still waiting on the name and condition of the victim to be released.

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