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WATCH WAFF: Shooting investigation underway in Madison; Massive power outage affecting many overnight

The Madison County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating a deadly shooting on Brier Ridge Court. (Source:WAFF) The Madison County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating a deadly shooting on Brier Ridge Court. (Source:WAFF)
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Fatal shooting reported in Madison

One woman is dead and another is hospitalized after an early morning shooting Tuesday. Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Department say that just after midnight they responded to a call made by an 11-year-old child. Once deputies got to the home on Brier Ridge Court, they found one woman dead from a gunshot wound. Another woman suffering from a gunshot wound was also found in the home and transported to Huntsville Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time. Investigators have no suspects at this time. The Madison County Sheriff's Department will hold a press conference Tuesday morning to release further information about the investigation.

Massive power outage affected many

Huntsville Utilities reported a large power outage across Madison County Tuesday morning. The power outage reportedly happened around midnight and affected most of Madison County, extending north from Highway 72 to the Tennessee state line and from the Limestone County line to Highway 431. Crews began repairs just after 1 a.m. The cause of the widespread outage remains unknown.

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