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UPDATE: Huntsville police say Memorial Day shooting was accidental

Two people showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds Monday afternoon, police said.

Posted: May 28, 2018 5:22 PM
Updated: May 29, 2018 10:32 AM

Huntsville police now say a shooting that sent two people to the hospital Monday afternoon was an accident.

The call came to police just before 4:30 p.m. after the two victims showed up at Crestwood Hospital. 

A Huntsville police department spokesman said the two victims told police the shooting happened on Penny Street. 

According to the spokesman, one of the victims was handling a handgun and was shot in the hand. The other was hit by fragments, he said.

Both victims were treated and released from the hospital, police said.

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