UPDATE: Five Separate Shooting Incidents Result in Two Men Injured
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police report that four different shooting incidents in Huntsville left two men injured and property damaged on Monday.
The first incident occurred on Irondale Dr at 2:30 p.m. The victim was mowing his grass at his home when a passing vehicle occupied by several males fired several shots from a gun, striking him in his left foot, according to police. The offenders fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The victim was treated and released from the hospital.
The second incident happened just three minutes later on Monticello Drive. The victim told police that while he was home, a white Chevrolet Impala occupied by several males fired several shots from a gun at his house, according to police. The house and two unoccupied vehicles were hit by several bullets. The offenders fled that scene, too. No one was injured in this incident.
The third incident happened at the intersection of Norwood Dr and Norwood Circle at 5:00 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, they learned that a man and his girlfriend were driving past the intersection when a male fired several shots from a gun at the car, striking him in his left foot. The victim fled the scene. He was treated and released from the hospital.
The fourth incident happened at a residence on Norwood Dr at 5:22 p.m. The victim told police that she heard several gunshots outside her house. Once the gunshots stopped, she went outside to find that her house and vehicle had been hit by several bullets. The victim was not injured.
The fifth incident happened at Norwood Drive and Medaris Road at 5:45 p.m. The victim told police that she was driving in her car at the intersection when someone shot at her car multiple times. The victim was not injured.
Police believe the third and fourth incidents to be related, but no further information about a possible connection between the event has been released.