Man and Woman Shot in Decatur, Ruled an Accident

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — Decatur Police have ruled an early morning shooting as accidental.

Police responded to a shooting at 112 George Drive around 11:15 Sunday morning.

Police say 24-year-old Jeff David Massey and his girlfriend, 41-year-old Tammy Lynn Harris, were living in a homemade shed behind the residence where Massey was cleaning a pistol. Officials told WHNT News 19 the pistol went off and shot Massey in the hand. The bullet also struck Harris in the leg.

Both were taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital with non life-threatening injured then later released.

Decatur Police have ruled the shooting as an accident.


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