HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – One man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting on Blue Haven Drive, according to police.

47-year-old Jason Everett Moore was charged with murder on Wednesday in connection to the death of 40-year-old Damian Kenneth Collins Sr.

Officers with the Huntsville Police Department (HPD) went to the 4800 block of Blue Haven Drive shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, where they said they found Collins with gunshot wounds.

Moore (Madison Co. Jail)

Collins was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

According to HPD’s Major Crimes Unit Investigators, they believe the shooting started as a verbal altercation that escalated.

Moore is now being held in the Madison County Jail.

Police add that the incident remains under investigation and will release further information as it becomes available.