Police arrest two teens in connection with deadly shooting

Published: Jan. 15, 2022 at 9:29 AM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Police Department says officers have arrested two teenagers they say were involved in a shooting that left one dead and another in the hospital fighting for his life.

An unnamed 17-year-old and 19-year-old Darion Nelson were both booked into the Madison County Jail and charged with several violent crimes. The 17-year-old was charged with capital murder and first-degree assault, Nelson was charged with felony murder.

Authorities say the charges come from a shooting that occurred Thursday night shortly before 11 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds. HPD says one of those victims, 31year-old Michael Sykes sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital and is still there fighting for his life. The second victim, 20-year-old Montrell Wilson, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officers.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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