Shooting Investigation

November 14, 2013

An assault occurred in the 1300 block of Randolph Street on 11/13/2013 between (5:00 PM) and (5:40 PM). Officers responded to the area in reference to a reported gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers located a 56-year old black male of Opelika, who had an apparent gunshot wound to his arm sitting on a porch. The victim reported he had gotten into an argument with another individual during which he had been shot. Officers were able to locate the suspect, a 53 year-old black male of Opelika, in a nearby residence and took him into custody for questioning. Shortly thereafter another victim contacted police and stated she had also been shot in the hand. The second victim was a 46 year old black female of Opelika. Both individuals were taken to the East Alabama Medical Center by ambulance for treatment. No charges have been filed at this time. The case remains under investigation.