One person hospitalized after shooting in Hazel Green

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Posted: May 13, 2021 9:40 PM
Updated: May 14, 2021 9:36 AM

UPDATE: According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, investigators interviewed several witnesses at the home and it was determined that a drive-by shooting did not occur.

Investigators discovered two people at the home were playing with a handgun when it accidentally discharged. One person was shot and transported to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

PREVIOUS STORY: Madison County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting Thursday night. It happened in the area of Ready Section Road in Hazel Green. Criminal investigators and CSI responded to the scene.

The sheriff’s office said reports indicate that an unknown vehicle drove past the home and discharged a firearm. A 20-year-old victim was shot and transported to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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