The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

May 22, 2013

4 teens shot at graduation party in Huntsville


Associated Press

— HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say four teenagers were shot at a high school graduation party in Huntsville, and authorities were searching for the gunman early Wednesday morning.

WAFF-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1a4MyNq) that the gunfire happened in the very early hours Wednesday, shortly after midnight, at a home on Michael Drive.

Madison County sheriff's deputies say a fight broke out during the party. Authorities said people jumped someone at the party, who then began shooting.

Two of the victims were taken by ambulance to Huntsville Hospital, and the other two went to a hospital in private cars.

Authorities said one of the victims was a female, who underwent surgery for a stomach wound.

Two male victims suffered leg wounds, and a third male was grazed by a bullet.

Few other details were immediately available.