Decatur shooting suspect arrested, claims self-defense

Decatur shooting suspect arrested, claims self-defense
Police said motorcycle club president Mario Gibson gave police false information after the incident. (Source: Decatur PD)
Police said motorcycle club president Mario Gibson gave police false information after the incident. (Source: Decatur PD)

CULLMAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The man Decatur police said opened fire at a Decatur motorcycle club over the weekend turned himself in on Tuesday.

Police officials confirmed Norris Guillot III turned himself in to authorities in Cullman County before being transferred to Morgan County authorities.

The attorney said Guillot worked security at the Street Fury motorcycle club when members of another biker club came in.

An altercation arose, according to Guillot's attorney, Thomas Drake. He said Guillot got the people out of the club, but the argument continued.

One of the people pulled a knife and another then brandished a gun, according to the attorney.

"We feel my client acted reasonably after being accosted," Drake said. "We believe this to be a case of self-defense."

Drake says Guillot will fully comply with law enforcement to expedite the process.

Decatur police said they determined that Mario Gibson, Street Fury Motorcycle Club President, intentionally misled police about his knowledge of the event. Gibson was arrested Monday on charges of hindering prosecution. He is in the Morgan County Jail with no bond.

Guillot was booked at the Decatur Police Department and charged with three counts of first-degree assault. Bond was set at $300,000. He will be transferred to the Morgan County Jail.

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