According to Investigator Josh Tubbs, the victim was shot by an unknown assailant with a 12-gauge shotgun on West Road in Sylacauga around 9:30 p.m. Emergency personnel flew the victim to University Hospital in Birmingham, where he is listed in stable condition.
The victim’s name is being withheld while the incident remains under investigation.
Tubbs said no arrests have been made.
“We’re working at this case to try and find answers,” Tubbs said. “Hopefully we’ll know more within a few days.”
Anyone with information pertaining to the case may contact the department at 256-761-2141.