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Lanett Police Responds To Shooting That Injured 6

LANETT- On Thursday, Lanett Police responded to a shooting in a neighborhood behind Greenwood Church Thursday night just before 10:00 pm EST. resulting in multiple gunshot victims. Gator Media spoke to Lanett interim Police Chief Richard Casner regarding the incident.

"On October 13, 2022, at approximately 9:41 pm officers received a call to 1912 50th Avenue SW Lanett, AL, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers determined that there were 6 people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical treatment was provided by Lanett Fire and EMS, East Alabama Fire and EMS, East Alabama Medical Center EMS, and Huguley Fire Department, and persons were transported to multiple different hospitals for further treatment.

Investigators located a secondary scene nearby that was related to the initial call"' said Casner in the release.

"The incident appears to be isolated in nature and the public is not believed to be in any danger. The investigation suggests that there were multiple shooters, with the secondary scene also containing firearm evidence. All subjects are believed to be in stable condition", added Casner.

The case remains under investigation by the Lanett Police Department Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with any information regarding the case is asked to contact Lanett PD at 334-644-2146.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 334-215-7867 or online at Lanett PD would like to thank Valley Police Department, Chambers County Sheriff’s Department, and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency for their assistance in the case.

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