Arrest in Etowah County corrections officer shooting

By WBRC staff

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An arrest was announced Friday in the shooting of an off-duty corrections officer in Etowah County.

Investigators said Friday a 17-year-old was being held in the shooting of 69-year-old Culwell Ingram.  Investigators said Ingram was shot in the chest Thursday night during a robbery attempt at a convenience store in Gadsden.  Ingram tried to drive himself to the hospital but passed out and wrecked on the way.

Ingram was at the hospital Friday afternoon listed in serious but stable condition.

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