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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities have arrested and charged a man they believe to be responsible for a shooting in the Center Star community. It happened Wednesday night on County Road 412.

Lee Martin, charged with attempted murder (Image: Florence Police Department)

Lee Martin, charged with attempted murder (Image: Florence Police Department)

Lauderdale County deputies responded to the call of shots fired around 8:45 p.m. Deputies arrived to find a man barricaded inside the home. He did so for about 45 minutes.

Deputies made contact with the man, now identified as Lee Martin, Junior. He surrendered to deputies without incident.

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office confirmed last night that a female was shot in the lower leg and transported to ECM Hospital for treatment.




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