Deputies respond to early morning shooting victim found at Madison County High School

Shooting victim found at Madison County High

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - Madison County deputies responded to an early morning shooting victim who was found at Madison County High School.

The call came in just after midnight. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office tells us a 19-year-old man called 911 to report he had been shot. They say he was driven to the high school by his brother.

The shooting did not take place at the high school, but it happened at a home just miles away from the school. The victim told deputies it had happened during a confrontation at a home on Maysville Road.

The victim was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, but is expected to recover.

Our cameras were rolling as deputies took a 19-year-old into custody to be interviewed, but he was released. That person has not been identified.

The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate this shooting.

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