Investigators: Hazel Green shooting was accidental


MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A 20-year-old was shot on Ready Section Road in Hazel Green Thursday night.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they were investigating a shooting.

Friday morning, the Sheriff’s Office reported that the shooting was not a “drive-by” shooting as first reported. Investigators spoke with witnesses who ultimately said the two people at the home were playing with a hand gun and it accidentally discharged.

One person involved was shot and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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