Suspect charged in shooting of Colbert Co. man - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Suspect charged in shooting of Colbert Co. man

Derrick James Welch (Source: CCSO) Derrick James Welch (Source: CCSO)
CHEROKEE, AL (WAFF) -

Colbert County authorities have charged a man accused of shooting another person in the face.

Derrick James Welch of Cherokee was arrested Sunday following an altercation at a home on the 10400 block of White Pike.

Investigators said one man was shot in the face. The victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital, where he remains in guarded condition.

Welch faces a charge of first-degree assault. He remains in jail on $10,000 bond.

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