Alexander City police searching for person of interest linked to shooting

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The Alexander City Police Department is currently searching for a person of interest involving a shooting that happened Tuesday. (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)

By WSFA Staff

The Alexander City Police Department is currently searching for a person of interest involving a shooting that happened Tuesday.

Alex City Police Department Lt. William Grant says officers responded around 6:15 p.m. to the parking lot of Cooper Recreation Center to a call of a subject shot. Grant says a couple of guys got into a disagreement which led to the shooting.

The victim was shot in the leg and transported for treatment. The victim has since been released from the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Cooper Recreation Center is located in the 600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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