Man seriously injured in Auburn shooting, investigation underway

Alabama News

UPDATE 6:30 p.m. – Auburn Police have made an arrest in an early morning shooting that left a man hospitalized.

According to police, Brandon Richard Morgan, 35, has been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened in the 1800 block of Old Wright’s Mill Road Thursday morning.

Police say following the shooting the victim, identified as a 39-year-old man from Auburn, was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

According to police, the investigation revealed the shooting was not random, and the two individuals are known to one another.

Morgan has been taken to the Lee County Jail where he will be held, due to a probation revocation.

He is facing a felony warrant charging him with one count of Assault 1st Degree.

Meanwhile, the case remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division Detectives Section. Detectives are asking anyone with information related to the incident to contact police at (334) 501-3140 or at the tip line, (334) 246-1391.


AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) – A man has been seriously wounded in an early morning shooting in Auburn. 

Police were called to Old Wrights Mill Road around 7:00 Thursday morning and located the person who had been shot. Auburn investigators remain on the scene.

The victim has been taken to a local hospital. Police say he is in serious condition.

Meanwhile, Auburn investigators are working to identify a person of interest. 

News 3 will update you as we can. 

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