Death investigation underway in Carter Grove Rd. shooting


A death investigation is underway in Madison County after a shooting Monday night.

Madison County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a shooting in progress in the 500 block of Carter Grove Rd. A male victim, later identified as Michael “Heath” Stockberger, age 39, suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement, EMS, and Fire Service performed CPR and other life-saving measures, but the victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill also responded to the scene. The victim will be sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for autopsy.

Lt. Donny Shaw, Public Information Officer, says that this was an isolated incident, with no risk or threat to the general public at this time.

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