One person killed in Hazel Green shooting, victim identified

One person killed in Hazel Green shooting, victim identified
Police are investigating a shooting outside of Elk River Vapor Shop in Hazel Green (Source: WAFF)

HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WAFF) - An investigation is underway in Hazel Green after one person was shot to death Wednesday night.

The Madison County Coroner says 32-year-old Zachary Hollingsworth died from injuries sustained from a fatal gunshot wound.

According to Don Webster with HEMSI, the incident happened just before 9 p.m. outside of the Papa Johns on Highway 231.

HESMI arrived on the scene to find a male victim with a gunshot wound. According to Webster, the victim died on the scene.

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, two employees got in a fight when one of the employees shot the other one.

There are no further details at this time as Sheriff’s Investigators and and CSI are investigating.

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*An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the incident happened at Elk River Vapor Shop. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has since confirmed it was at the Papa Johns building.

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