Woman arrested after shooting near Huntsville hotel

Updated: Nov. 26, 2020 at 9:08 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Police Department is investigating an assault involving a shooting on Thursday morning.

Captain Michael Johnson first confirmed to WAFF that police were investigating the incident near Bridge Street on Governors West.

Inez Fuqua is in the Madison County Jail, charged with 2nd degree assault, shooting into an occupied vehicle, and receiving stolen property.

Huntsville Police tell WAFF Fuqua and her husband had been apart for a few days, while he was staying at the Hyatt Hotel. Fuqua showed up Thursday morning. That’s when police say she fired 14 rounds from a stolen handgun at her husband. Officers say he was able to fire two rounds back.

Police say Fuqua then jumped into the passenger side of another vehicle and left the scene. Officers say her husband tried to leave, but became disabled from the shooting and stopped near the Westin Hotel. He was treated on scene.

Police say Fuqua threw out the gun and was treated at the hospital for a gun shot wound to the hand. Officers say the gun was stolen out of Selma, Alabama. Neither Fuqua nor her husband do not have life-threatening injuries.

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