Homewood PD: Man fires weapon during altercation in Walmart
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Homewood Police responded to reports of shots fired inside Walmart on Lakeshore Parkway on Monday afternoon.
Police say one male subject fired a shot inside the store, attempting to strike another man.
The suspect was located running along Lakeshore Parkway, and police recovered a handgun from him.
Authorities say the other male inside the store was carrying a weapon on his holster, and a verbal altercation took place between the two men. One is from Georgia, and there is no evidence they knew each other.
Police say there were no injuries.
UPDATE: Homewood Police have secured warrants in the case for Navaeh-Ojore Timothy-Carl Payton, age 20, from Vestavia Hills, has been charged with attempted murder ($55,000 B0ND), attempting to elude ($5,000 BOND), and disorderly conduct ($500.00 BOND). Payton was transferred to the Jefferson County Jail.
This story was updated from a previous version that stated a man was shot during the altercation. Police sent an update that no one was struck by gunfire.
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