Woman shot in Opelika, hospitalized over the weekend

Woman shot in Opelika, hospitalized over the weekend

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The Opelika Police Department reports that a woman was shot and hospitalized over the weekend, and a suspect in the case is in custody.

Around 1:15 a.m. on Jan. 24, law enforcement officials responded to the East Alabama Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim.

Officers met with a 22-year-old female victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound that was not life threatening.

The investigation later identified a suspect, Sharhon Donta France, 26, who was later contacted by police in the parking lot of EAMC.

France was later arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and carrying a pistol without a permit. A warrant was later obtained against France for domestic violence and second-degree assault, for which he was arrested on.

France was books and is currently detained in Lee County Jail.

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