MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES HE SHOT SOMEONE IN THE LEG
Tuscaloosa County authorities say a man is behind bars after being accused of shooting another man in the leg on Tuesday.
Homicide investigators said it happened off Old Fayette Road around 6 p.m.
The victim, who was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries, told investigators at the hospital that Randall Maddox, 23, shot him.
Authorities said Maddox fled into a wooded area near the shooting site. A few hours later, sheriff’s deputies said they learned Maddox was at a home in Northport. He was taken into custody without incident.
Maddox was charged with second-degree assault and was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $10,000 bond.