Deputies investigating home invasion involving deadly shooting in Harvest

A Family friend identified the victim that died as a result of gunshot wounds
Updated: Jun. 3, 2021 at 5:40 PM CDT
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HARVEST, Ala. (WAFF) - Deputies are investigating a home invasion that resulted in one death in Harvest on Thursday morning.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed reports of a high police presence near Lockhart Road shortly after 6 a.m. on June 3.

According to Don Webster of HEMSI, two victims were transported from the scene to Huntsville Hospital in extremely critical condition. Webster also said the male and female victims both were being treated for multiple gunshot wounds.

A family friend identified the male victim as Sam Moore and the female victim as Demetrius Pettus. Deputies confirmed the identities as well.

Sam Moore and Demetrius Pettus
Sam Moore and Demetrius Pettus(Family friend of the victims)

Brent Patterson of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the scene has been active for most of the day.

Patterson confirmed one of the victims died as a result of the gunshot wounds sustained at the scene. According to the family friend who earlier identified the victims, Sam Moore was the victim who died after being transported to Huntsville Hospital.

As of Thursday afternoon, no arrests have been made but Patterson said investigators have a few leads for suspects involved in this case.

“We’re going to catch them,” said Patterson. “We’re here for the community, we’re here to help them. If you know something, say something.”

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill said the 43-year-old’s death has been ruled a homicide.

WAFF’s Nolan Crane is at the scene gathering further information as the investigation continues.

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