Decatur shooting victim charged after recanting suspect info

Decatur shooting victim charged after recanting suspect info

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - There has been a twist in a shooting investigation out of Decatur.

Decatur police are someone was shot on West Moulton Street Friday night. Police initially sent out an alert as they searched for the man identified as the suspect.

On Tuesday, police said the victim recanted his official statement about the suspect’s actions. They said the victim was also cooperating with law enforcement.

Now, a warrant has been obtained for the victim for the charge of falsely reporting information to a law enforcement office. The charge stems from the victim’s original “numerous” confirmations of the shooter’s identity..

The bond for the charge is $300.

His name has not been released.

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