Man charged in Albertville shooting

Police said they believe the shooting is drug-related.

Posted: May 25, 2018 4:09 PM

Albertville police have charged a man with attempted murder for a Wednesday evening shooting.

Police said Friday they had charged Virilo Perez, 46, in connection with the shooting.

Perez is accused of shooting someone in the abdomen at Palmer Park around 7 p.m. Wednesday. The victim has since been released from the hospital, police said.

The shooting is believed to have been the related to a drug deal from earlier in the day, police said.

Perez's bond was set at $50,000.

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