Decatur man charged after Wednesday shooting in Decatur

Decatur man charged after Wednesday shooting in Decatur
Melvin Dancy (Source: Decatur Police)

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Authorities say one person is injured after a shooting in Decatur Wednesday night.

According to officials with the Decatur Police Department, one man was shot in the leg on West Moulton Street just before 8:30 p.m.

The victim was transported to the Decatur Morgan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police arrested 62-year-old Melvin Dancy. Investigators found Dancy near the scene of the shooting with a gun. Investigators say the weapon was stolen from a Decatur resident February 6, 2021.

Dancy was charged with 2nd degree assault and 2nd degree receiving stolen property. Dancy is in the Morgan County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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