Advertisement

UPDATE: One dead, another wounded in Eufaula shooting; suspect sought

One man is dead, and another seriously wounded following shootings in Eufaula on Saturday.
Published: Apr. 23, 2022 at 9:12 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

UPDATE:

EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVY) - A be on the lookout (BOLO) has been issued for a possible suspect in a Eufaula shooting. Police believe the suspect may be driving a Red Lincoln with a Florida tag.

The supposed Florida tag reads “81BUWG.” Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities immediately.

ORIGINAL:

EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVY) - One man is dead and another seriously wounded following shootings that are apparently related in Eufaula on Saturday.

The victim, 22-year-old Devonte Barnett, received multiple gunshot wounds, Eufaula Police Chief Steve Watkins said in a release.

The second victim was airlifted to an undisclosed hospital, but his condition has not been made public.

Watkins said the shootings occurred about 3:30 p.m. near South Randolph Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.

Those with information to contribute should call the Eufaula Police Department at 334-687-1200 or the Anonymous Tip Line at 334-687-7100, Watkins said.

Copyright 2022 WTVY. All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our News 4 newsletter and receive the latest local news and weather straight to your email every morning. Get instant notifications on top stories from News 4 by downloading our mobile apps.