Man arrested after 2 men shot in Etowah Co. Friday night

Charles Mize, 21.
Charles Mize, 21.(Source: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 7:11 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2023 at 12:55 PM CDT
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ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Etowah County authorities are investigating after two men were shot Friday night, March 10.

The Sheriff’s Department received calls of two people shot in the area of Highway 278 East close to the Calhoun County line around 10 p.m.

Deputies found two men on the scene with gunshot wounds. Piedmont Rescue transported one man to a Gadsden area hospital with serious injuries, and the other man was taken to a Birmingham hospital by Survival Flight with life-threatening injuries.

Police say 21-year-old Charles Mize is charged with first-degree assault and endangerment. His bond is $105,000.

Etowah County Sheriff’s Investigators and Jacksonville State University Center for Applied Forensics responded and processed the scene and interviewed witnesses.

Police say more arrests are possible.

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