Shooting injures three in Montevallo

MONTEVALLO, AL (WBRC) - Montevallo police are investigating a triple shooting that happened at in the Scott Village area of Montevallo. Police say some people got into an argument there around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night when the argument turned into a physical fight.  

Police Chief Steve Holt says the man who was the victim of that fight tried to get away in a car but crashed while trying to escape a short distance from where the fight started. That is when the shooting occurred.

"When the gentleman who was trying to flee, who I believe was the victim of the fight, was surrounded by family members and a large group, the young man opened fire into the crowd," said Holt.

Three people were shot. The shooter was arrested and has been charged with three counts of assault in the 1st. Chief Holt says the shooting victims injuries are not life threatening.

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