Lanett police arrest man on attempted murder charge

Lanett police arrest man on attempted murder charge

LANETTS, ALa. (WTVM) - Lanett police arrested a suspect in a shooting Friday.

Richard Hugley was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

On Thursday May 16, police responded to the 1200 block of East 3rd Avenue in Lanett in reference to a shooting. Officers found Dustin Short suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower torso.

Short was airlifted to a hospital in Columbus for treatment and later released.

Hugley was developed as a suspect due to information given to police by witnesses of the shooting. He was found hiding at a residence in Valley, Alabama at the time of his arrest.

Hugley was taken into custody and is being held without bond

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