Police search for 'person of interest' in Guntersville shooting

Shooting in Alder Springs Community in Guntersville (Source: WAFF)
Shooting in Alder Springs Community in Guntersville (Source: WAFF)

GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Guntersville police are investigating a home invasion in which the owner was shot.

The owner is fortunate, as he was treated and released from a local hospital.

People on the scene said he was shot in the hand.

Police say the incident happened at a home on the 100 block of Valley View Drive around 4:30 Thursday morning.

An intruder entered the home, shot the owner, and then fled after taking some cash from the home.

Throughout the day, police have been interviewing witnesses and working to obtain leads as to who was responsible.

Police say they have a possible person of interest but no arrests have been made.

Police also believe that it is possible the victim may have known his attacker.

Police say if anyone has any information about this crime you're asked to contact the Guntersville Police Department.

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