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Police: 1 dead in shooting, wreck near Mastin Lake Road

Huntsville police responded to the Fuel City gas station and the intersection of Mastin Lake Road and Highway 72 Tuesday night.

Posted: Mar 27, 2019 12:09 AM
Updated: Mar 27, 2019 8:08 AM

Wednesday morning update: Lt. Michael Johnson, Huntsville Police Department spokesman, said the victim has died. A death investigation is underway.

Police say the victim was shot and trying to get to the  hospital when the car crashed into a pole by Family Dollar.
K-9 tried to track the suspect, who they believe took off on foot, with no luck .

From earlier:

Huntsville police confirmed a shooting happened at the Fuel City gas station Tuesday night. Police also confirmed there was a wreck at the Mastin Lake Road, Highway 72 intersection near Family Dollar.

Our WAAY 31 reporter saw a heavy police presence at both scenes and officers walking between the two scenes. 

We are working to learn more information and will update you both on-air and online.

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