UPDATE: Suspect charged for double shooting outside Hueytown home

Hueytown police investigating double shooting

HUEYTOWN, Ala. (WBRC) - Hueytown police say a 36-year-old man is charged with two counts of attempted murder following a double shooting.

Chief Mike Yarborough said Stephen Christopher Eads is also charged with aggravated animal cruelty and shooting into unoccupied vehicle.

Authorities responded to the double shooting at Johns Road and Blue Creek Inn Road early Thursday morning. Two victims, a male and female, were taken to UAB Hospital with with non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened outside a home at 4:30 a.m.

Yarbrough says police are still unsure of the motive.

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