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3 shot at University Drive motel

Three people were injured in a shooting at LaQuinta Inn on University Drive overnight. Three people were injured in a shooting at LaQuinta Inn on University Drive overnight.

Huntsville police are investigating a shooting at the LaQuinta Inn on the 4800 block of University Drive.

According to a police report, three people were shot at the motel at 2:30 a.m. Friday. Officers arrived at the scene and found one of the shooting victims in front of the motel with a gunshot wound to the chest. 

They found a second person suffering from a gunshot wound walking in the area and a third victim was found in front of the Denny's restaurant. Two of the subjects were taken Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police identified one of the victims as 24-year-old Thaddeus Johnson. The other two are 16-year-old juveniles and their names have not been released.

Investigators are interviewing potential suspects and witnesses.

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