HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A heavy presence of law enforcement was in the area of Lily Flagg Road and Oldfield Road in South Huntsville early Tuesday morning after shots were fired.
The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) told News 19 that officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 8100-block of Oldfield Road at 12:36 a.m.
HPD says when they attempted to find a woman of interest, they were unsuccessful in getting her to come out of the home. After getting a warrant for her arrest, officers arrested Terrye Virginia Sharpe, 64, without further incident. She was booked into the Madison County Jail shortly after 8 a.m. and charged with shooting into an occupied building. Her bond was set at $5,000.
The portion of Lily Flagg Road was closed between Memorial Parkway and Whitesburg Drive. It has since reopened.
According to News 19 crews on scene, law enforcement gave residents in the area an opportunity to evacuate – some took that opportunity, while others decided to stay put.