UPDATE: Police determine Madison shooting to be accidental


Madison police investigate a late-night shooting on Shelton Road. (Photo by: Jeff Gray/WHNT News 19)

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MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police have learned who shot a man overnight on Shelton Road. And they say it was all an accident.

Police were called to 194 Shelton Road just after 11:00 p.m. Sunday night after a man went to Madison Hospital with a gunshot wound. The man reported the shooting happened at the Shelton Park Apartments.

Officers say the incident happened inside the victim’s apartment. They believe a roommate was handling a loaded pistol when the shot went off.

The victim was struck in the neck, but didn’t have life-threatening injuries.

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