Person shot in Albertville

Police said a suspect is in custody for the Wednesday evening shooting.

Posted: May 24, 2018 10:48 AM

Albertville police say one person was airlifted to Birmingham after a shooting Wednesday night.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. in a wooded are near Park Drive, Albertville police said. 

One person was shot in the abdomen and airlifted to UAB Hospital. Police said he is expected to recover from the injury.

Police said a suspect was in custody, but formal charges had not been filed as of Thursday morning.

No names were released.

Police said they believe the shooting was related to a drug transaction that happened earlier in the day.

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