815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
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Huntsville Police Investigate Fatal Shooting


Huntsville, Alabama (October 20, 2006).  Shortly after midnight October 20, 2006, Huntsville Police responded to a call of multiple gunshots fired at 3618 Chasewood Drive. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said once Officers arrived on the scene they observed 3 Hispanic males (ages 20-25) who were injured. One injured individual was transported to Huntsville Hospital for treatment, another male refused medical treatment.

Investigators with the Major Crimes Unit say the shooting followed an earlier argument in which the windows were broken out of a vehicle. Names of all of the individuals, including a male who died from a gunshot wound to the head are being withheld pending notification of family members. Johnson said no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed in this incident. However, the investigation is ongoing.