Deputies: Attempted sexual extortion suspect shot in Etowah County

Deputies: Attempted sexual extortion suspect shot in Etowah County

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A man who is facing an attempted sexual extortion charge was shot in Etowah County Friday night.

Deputies identified him as 23-year-old Dustin Lee Gibbs, of Attalla. They received a report at 7 p.m. that a man with a gunshot wound was walking near Hwy. 431.

Gibbs had been arrested Thursday but was released from the Etowah County Jail on $6,000 bond.

Gibbs was airlifted to Birmingham for treatment. Investigators did not know his condition.

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