Huntsville police investigate shooting on Thomas Road

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville police are investigating a shooting that occurred around 1:40 p.m. Monday on Thomas Road, near Drake Avenue and west of Memorial Parkway.

HEMSI Chief Operations Officer, Don Webster confirmed that one person was shot and is in non-life threatening condition at this time.

The victim was transported to Huntsville Hospital by ambulance for treatment of a gunshot wound to the left leg.

An apartment was also shot by a stray bullet.

Authorities are searching for the shooter in the immediate area at this time. Police believe the shooter may be on foot at this time.

They are searching for a man wearing a Chicago Bulls jacket or shirt and dark tennis shoes.

When apprehended, the person will probably be charged with 2nd degree assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene of this breaking situation and will update you on-air, online and on social media with the latest information.