Eufaula police arrest suspect in Edna Street shooting

EUFAULA, Ala. -- Eufaula police announce Wednesday a man previously brought in for questioning about a shooting on Edna Street  is now in custody as a suspect.

A press release says 46-year-old Willie Edward Steele is charged with attempted murder, first degree burglary, and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm. He is being held at the Eufaula City Jail until a bond hearing.

Police say the shooting victim, 34-year-old Cedric D. Price of Eufaula, remains in critical condition at a Montgomery hospital.

As News 3 reported, officers were called to the shooting at a home on Edna Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday evening. Price was found shot close range with a shotgun and hit in his upper thigh.

Police say Steele and Price are not related, but the incident does appear to be "domestic in nature".

The case remains under investigation.

Georgia News

Alabama News

Latest Stories

Video Center