HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Three people were shot, two of whom suffered life-threatening injuries, following a shooting in Huntsville.
Police say it happened around 2:30 a.m. at the LaQuinta Inn on University Drive.
That’s between Old Monrovia Road NW and Wynn Drive.
Police say they found one person in front of the LaQuinta Inn with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers found another person in front of a nearby Denny’s Restaurant with a gunshot wound. Police located a third person walking in the area, also suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police identify one of the gunshot victims as 24-year-old Thaddeus Johnson. The other two victims are juveniles, both 16 years old.
Two victims were rushed to Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injures.
Police are interviewing witnesses as part of the ongoing investigation.