Man arrested after firing into sports bar - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Man arrested after firing into sports bar

The incident happened Monday night at the Diamonds Sports Bar. The incident happened Monday night at the Diamonds Sports Bar.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A man was charged with attempted murder following an incident at Diamonds Sports Bar Monday night.

Huntsville police said Matthew Mitchell, 35, went to the sports bar on Memorial Parkway around 9:30 p.m. and threatened the victim. While in the parking lot of the bar, Mitchell produced a gun, and an employee tried to take it away from him. The two started to struggle, and the gun went off, hitting the business.

Mitchell was charged with attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied building.

No injuries have been reported. This investigation is ongoing.

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