One man in jail following a shooting at Decatur home

One man in jail following a shooting at Decatur home
James Fletcher is in jail after Decatur police responded to a shooting near 5th Avenue in Decatur on February 28. (Source: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One man is in jail after Decatur police responded to a shooting near 5th Avenue in Decatur on February 28.

Officers tell WAFF 48 when they arrived on the scene they discovered shots had been fired at the home following an altercation that took place between the suspect and the victim.

Authorities said after an investigation was conducted, 39-year-old James Edward Fletcher, was identified as the suspect. Officials obtained a warrant for Fletcher’s arrest on March 1 for discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and reckless endangerment.

Officers located Fletcher on March 5 and placed him under arrest. Fletcher is being held in the Morgan County Correctional Facility on a $36,000 bond.

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