NEW MARKET, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO) said a man is in custody after a shooting Thursday night.
The sheriff’s office said Davian Lebrant Rice has been arrested in connection with a shooting in the New Market area.
The arrest comes after deputies were dispatched to the New Market area regarding a shooting in progress call. Deputies and HEMSI personnel arrived on the scene to find a man suffering from a gunshot to the abdomen.
MSCO said investigators and deputies later identified Rice as a suspect in the shooting and were able to take him into custody without incident.
Rice has been charged with first-degree assault and a probation violation.