ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An Albertville man was arrested in connection to a shooting Wednesday evening.
Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith said it happened in a wooded area near Park Drive around 7 p.m. Wednesday. He said it started as an altercation that was possibly related to a drug transaction that had occurred earlier in the day.
Smith said 46-year-old Virilo Perez shot the other person in the abdomen. The victim was airlifted to UAB with non-life threatening injuries and was later released.
Perez was arrested and charged with attempted murder. Bond was set at $50,000.
The investigation is continuing.
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