Advertisement

Homewood PD: Man fires weapon during altercation in Walmart

Published: Jan. 17, 2022 at 4:05 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2022 at 3:17 PM CST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

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.

Navaeh-Ojore Timothy-Carl Payton
Navaeh-Ojore Timothy-Carl Payton(Homewood Police Department)

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.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE WBRC FOX6 NEWS APP

Copyright 2022 WBRC. All rights reserved.