Lanett male struck by gunshot in 1200 block of First Street

Published 5:17 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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On May 14 at approximately 1:39 p.m. ET, the Lanett Police and EMS were notified of a male victim in the 1200 block of 1st Street who had sustained a gunshot wound to the back, according to a press release from Lanett PD.

Sergeant Reaves arrived in the area, and after a brief search, located the victim at the rear of a residence. The victim was treated at the scene, and a short time later, air lifted to a regional trauma center with what was later determined to be non-life threatening injuries. In the course of the investigation, a residence in the 1300 block of 1st Street was discovered to have been struck by gunfire. None of the occupants of the home were injured. 

Detectives of the Lanett Police Department are conducting an investigation into this incident. Persons with information pertaining to this incident are encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 334-644-5295 or Central Alabama Crimestoppers at 334-215-STOP. 

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