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Mayor Battle Statement on Overnight Shooting

Published on March 8, 2018

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement regarding last night’s shooting and subsequent death of a two-year-old child at a home on Murray Road.

“An innocent child is dead because of a senseless shooting evolving from an argument among reckless adults. No matter the root cause, this is criminal behavior, which we will not tolerate in Huntsville. Our investigators have been working all night on the case, made three arrests this morning, and we will prosecute those involved with capital murder.”

Huntsville Police Department News Release on Murray Drive Shooting