Juvenile arrested after overnight shooting in Decatur - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Juvenile arrested after overnight shooting in Decatur


Police responded to a shooting report in the 600 block of James St. SW in Decatur Friday night. 

The emergency call came into Morgan County 911 at 9:29 p.m. 

Detectives from the Decatur Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit and Property Crimes Unit arrived on the scene minutes later and began an investigation into the incident. 

Detectives quickly identified a 17-year-old male as the suspect. 

The juvenile was subsequently arrested at the scene and charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, a Class B Felony. 

The juvenile was sent to the Tennessee Valley Juvenile Detention Facility in Tuscumbia. 

He remains under the direction of the Morgan County Juvenile Probation Office. 

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