Huntsville Police arrest suspect in shooting in south Huntsville


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are trying to figure out what led up to a shooting that sent one person to the hospital Monday morning.

Lieutenant Jesse Sumlin with Huntsville Police said they arrested 28-year-old Kerstin Dewayne Matkins. He was charged with Assault in the first degree.

The shooting happened in the parking lot of Home Depot at 10012 South Memorial Parkway.

Police say the call came in around 6:30 Monday morning.

Responding officers arrived in the parking lot to find a gunshot victim. Paramedics took the victim to Huntsville Hospital in an unknown condition.

Matkins was booked into the Madison County Jail and no bond has been set.

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