Former Morgan County Deputy Arrested for Walmart Shooting Wants Hearing

Brian Fulford

Brian Fulford

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A former Morgan County Sheriff’s deputy facing charges in connection with a shooting at a Huntsville Walmart wants a preliminary hearing.

Brian Fulford is charged with second-degree assault for an incident on April 15.  Witnesses say Fulford, off duty at the time, fired a shot at a man in the parking lot. the man, David Horton, had arrest warrants in Morgan County. He was treated at Huntsville Hospital and then released, and arrested and taken to the Morgan County Jail.

Attorney Patrick Tuten filed a motion asking for a preliminary hearing be set for July 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

WHNT News 19 will update you if the hearing is scheduled by judge Alison Austin.