48-year-old man dies after New Market shooting

Man flown to hospital after early morning shooting in New Market

NEW MARKET, AL (WAFF) - The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in New Market that happened off of Buddy Williamson Road on Wednesday morning.

48-year-old Thomas Murphree was taken to Huntsville Hospital after being shot in the wrist and upper torso. He died just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

A 32-year-old female was interviewed in connection to this incident, but later released. She was then taken to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Investigators say this was a domestic incident that stemmed from a physical altercation between the occupants of the home, which resulted in the female shooting the man twice before she ran to the neighbors.

Authorities are continuing to investigate this shooting.

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