Florence shooting investigation update


Florence Police have identified the victim in an overnight shooting that happened just after midnight in the 100 block of Marengo St. in Florence.

Devin Starnes, age 20, is in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt.

The other party involved is a 69-year-old man.

The department says that once the investigation is completed, the findings will be turned over the the Lauderdale County District Attorney.

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The department says that officers responding to reports of an assault found a 20-year-old white male laying in the street bleeding with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Officers provided first aid before the man was transported to North Alabama Medical Center and then Vanderbilt Hospital.

His condition is not known at this time.

A person of interest was located and has spoken to detectives. No charges have been filed at this time and no other information is available as detectives continue to work this case.

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