The Opelika Police Department confirms a shooting victim in the 400 block of W.E. Morton Avenue on Monday night.
Police say they received several 911 calls just before 7:45 p.m. about an individual suffering from a single gunshot wound. They found the victim in the 1800 block of Toomer Street.
Authorities say the individual was treated by Paramedics of the Opelika Fire Department and then transported to Piedmont Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia.
Police say they are still investigating the shooting and there are no further details at this time.
Police encourage anyone with any information on this case is asked to please call the Opelika Police Department’s Detective Division at (334) 705-5220.
Call the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665 to remain anonymous.