The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News

November 29, 2013

BREAKING: Shooting suspect chased by sheriff’s deputies

— An armed man driving a white Chevrolet truck is being pursued by sheriff’s deputies in Limestone County, just outside Elkmont, according to scanner reports this afternoon.

Reports beginning shortly after 3:50 p.m. indicate the male suspect has a gunshot wound. The truck is described as “an older model Chevy.”

Among a flurry of reports regarding an initial call about “multiple gunshots,” a woman has been reported as “bleeding heavily from the hand” and a man that is “barely breathing.”

At 4:15 p.m., a male victim was reported with a “gunshot wound to the head” at 26708 New Bethel Road.

Another reported scene is on Fort Hampton Road.

Text Only
Local News

What is your favorite Easter candy?

Chocolate bunnies
Marshmallow chicks
Chocolate eggs with filling
     View Results
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee