Disabled vet killed, man injured in Camden shooting
From the West Alabama Newsroom – A murder investigation is underway in Camden after a disabled veteran was killed – and her husband injured – in a shooting attack.
Camden Deputy Police Chief Keldric Powell said the shooting occurred on the Camden Bypass around 5:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
A husband and wife were shot dead in the incident. Their identities have not been disclosed.
âThey were driving down the street and then unknown subjects came along and just started shooting at them,â Powell said.
“And they lost control of the vehicle and was wrecked.”
Powell says the couple – their son – and two of his friends – were in the car at the time of the shooting. But only the husband and wife – were hit by gunfire.
He says the woman was a disabled veteran – who used a wheelchair.
âThe woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The male is fighting for his life right now.
No arrests were made in this case.
And Powell says the State Bureau of Investigation is now investigating – to find out who fired – and why.
âThis is an ongoing investigation right now with the SBI, the State Bureau of Investigation, the Camden Police Department and the Wilcox County Sheriff’s Department.
If anyone has any leads on this incident, please contact one of these agencies. “
The Fourth Drug Judicial Working Group is also contributing to the investigation.
They describe the shooting as linked to a gang.
Anyone with information about the shooting – call Camden Police at (334) 682-48-15â¦
Or the Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office at (334) 682-91-15.