Huntsville Police make arrest in Friday shooting near Ward Avenue

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police say they have arrested 18-year-old Michael Joray Norton of Hazel Green for murder after a shooting in the area of Ward Avenue and Dallas Street on Friday.

Police say officers responded just before 5:30 in the evening on Friday to calls of shots fired. When they got to the scene, they found 18-year-old Perez Dewayne Burress of Huntsville unresponsive.

Burress was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to Huntsville Hospital.

Police say the shooting appears to be drug related, but the case remains under investigation.

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