Two injured in Clanton shooting

Published 4:09 pm Thursday, December 7, 2017


Two people were injured after a shooting in the Samaria Road area on Dec. 6.

Clanton Police Department received a call at 11:29 p.m. reporting shots fired.

“When officers arrived, they located the scene and found that two subjects had been injured by gunfire,” CPD Captain David Clackley reported in a press release.

Both victims were transported for medical treatment, ultimately taken into the care of UAB Hospital, where they remain in stable condition despite severe injuries.

“The motive for the shooting has not been determined at this time, but it is not believed to be a random act,” the release reads.

CPD investigators executed a search warrant on the premises, recovering two handguns and a “large amount” of narcotics.

“No arrests have been made at this time,” according to police.

Anyone with information regarding the case can contact Detective Whitney Ray at the CPD office (205) 755-1194 .