Police confirm man shot overnight in New Market died in hospital
NEW MARKET, Ala. – Deputies say a man died in the hospital Wednesday night, after being shot in the wrist and upper torso at a New Market home early Wednesday morning.
The incident took place around 3 a.m. at the 100 block of Buddy Williamson Road.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says Thomas Murphree and Elyssa Nelson got into a physical argument which resulted in Nelson shooting Murphree twice before she ran to the neighbors.
MedFlight emergency crews flew Murphree to Huntsville Hospital where he died of his injuries at 4:53 p.m.
Investigators remained at the scene processing evidence and obtained a search warrant to continue a search for further evidence.
Investigators will send their findings to the district attorney’s office to present to a grand jury.