Former Employee Shoots Manager At Local Restaurant In Scottsboro
On 1/11/2021 at around 9:35 p.m. the Scottsboro Police Department received a call of a person being shot at 24729 John T. Reid Pkwy. Officers arrived on scene to find that the manager had been shot after going out the back door of the business to talk to a former employee.
The former employee fired several rounds at the victim hitting him at least once and then fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. A suspect was developed early in the investigation and led officers to a residence in the 1700 block of Veterans Drive in Scottsboro.
A barricaded situation developed after Officers arrived at that location. During that situation the residence caught fire and the Scottsboro Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the investigation and the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
This is an ongoing investigation and no other information is being released at this time. Updates will be given at the appropriate time.