Man recovering after shooting on 16th St. in Opelika

Man recovering after shooting on 16th St. in Opelika

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The Opelika Police Department is investigating after a man was shot over the weekend.

On Friday, April 1 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Opelika police responded to calls of shots fired in the 300 block of 16th Street.

Upon arrival they discovered a 21-year-old male had been shot during an argument. The victim was taken to the hospital in a personal car, which had also been shot into.

Officers found the man at the emergency room of East Alabama Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life threatening gunshot wounds and released.

Officials state the victim knew the suspects, and say that charges are pending.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details.

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