Lamar County man arrested for shooting man in vehicle

Michael D. Gardner, 50.
Michael D. Gardner, 50.(Source: Lamar County Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 5:28 PM CST
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LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Investigators have arrested a Lamar County man in relation to a shooting that occurred in Vernon on Friday, Jan. 13.

Police say 50-year-old Michael D. Gardner was charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle following an incident on Tower Road in Vernon. The victim, a 46-year-old man, was treated for non life-threatening injuries.

The case was investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division of the 24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, the Sulligent Police Department and the Vernon Police Department.

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