UPDATE: DeKalb County Deputies Looking for Shooting Suspect

Posted on: 1:39 pm, November 12, 2013, by , and , updated on: 04:08pm, November 12, 2013

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who was involved in shooting Tuesday morning.

Deputies are searching for Travis Townsend in connection with the shooting. The victim, Bobby Harper, was shot inside a car on County Road 313.

The shooting happened before 11 a.m.

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Harper was shot in the neck, and was flown to Huntsville Hospital, where he is currently undergoing surgery.  According to deputies, Harper told deputies who shot him before he was put in the helicopter.

Deputies believed Townsend was inside his home on County Road 313, but they discovered he wasn’t there.

A search for Townsend is currently underway.  If you know where he is, please call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 845-8565.

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  • MBlack says:

    Is there any update to this story? I live near there and do NOT want to come across this man!!

  • max bruce says:

    at the time of this post he has NOT been caught

  • csexton says:

    m Black this man that you are calling him is my brother and he is far from being a bad person so you have nothing to worry about everyone does wrong in there life so dont be quick to judge when noone really knows the whole story

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