The incident took place around 9 p.m. Jan. 14 on the 900 block of Howard Street. The victim was sitting inside a car parked in his family’s front yard at the time. The boy was shot in the leg with what appeared to be a small caliber handgun. Although investigators believe the shooter was on foot and fired more than one shot, no witnesses to the incident have come forward to date.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact Det. Doug Whaley at 256-362-4508 or call the city’s anonymous tip line at 256-299-0011.