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Star athlete in Lawrence Co., Alabama shot at weekend party

Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said 17-year-old Demetrae
Griffin, a standout football player at Speake High School, was shot
twice.

Mitchell said Griffin suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and
stomach.

He was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he was listed in
critical condition.

Deputies said the shooting occurred around midnight Saturday at
the Caddo Senior Citizen Center.

No charges were immediately filed.

Mitchell said investigators interviewed several people in an attempt to sort out what led to the shooting.


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