Suspect in Cottonwood shooting arrested

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UPDATE 3/8/2021:

The suspect has been taken into custody, according to the Houston County Jail roster.

His account states that he was booked into the jail at 1:00 a.m. Sunday.

He is currently facing charges for first-degree robbery and four counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

We are awaiting more information on his arrest.

UPDATE 3/5/2021:

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect wanted in a Friday morning shooting at a mobile home park on Cottonwood Road.

The sheriff’s office got a call for a firearm assault at around 11:04 a.m. Deputies and Cottonwood police officers located the victim, a man who was shot in the leg.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The HCSO said Willie Charles Moore, pictured here was the suspect.

Moore was last seen driving a blue GMC Yukon with a missing bumper and grill. The vehicle also has just one headlight.

The sheriff’s office said Moore could also be driving a white Dodge Charger with a black bumper.

He is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you seen him or know where he is, call your local law enforcement.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened Friday morning.

Deputies were called to the Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park in response to the crime. A deputy at the scene told WDHN the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

The suspect is said to be at large.

Should we get more information from officials, we will update the article.

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