UPDATE: Arrest made in Club 3208 shooting

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Huntsville Police have arrested a suspect in the December 31st shooting at Huntsville’s Club 3208.

HPD booked 33-year-old Samuel Demario Williams Tuesday night after he was released from the hospital. He is charged with shooting into an unoccupied vehicle (felony), certain persons forbidden to carry (felony), menacing (misdemeanor) and reckless endangerment (misdemeanor).

Williams was involved in a shooting on Dec 31st, 2018 just after midnight at ‘Club 3208’ on Long Ave. He was subsequently shot by an armed security guard working at the event. Once shot, he was taken to the hospital by people who were with him at the time of the shooting. Those individuals have been identified and the investigation is ongoing at this time. No one else was injured..

If you have any information regarding this case please call our Criminal Investigative Division at 256-427-7270 or the Non-emergency number at 256-722-7100.

SOURCE: Lt. Michael Johnson, HPD

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Huntsville Police responded to a shooting Monday around 12:40 AM. The shooting happened at Club 3208.

According to Huntsville Police Department PIO, Lieutenant Michael Johnson, 33-year-old Samuel Williams was told to leave from the club after an altercation took place between him and another man.

Williams came back to the club with a black AK47 rifle and began firing shots while advancing toward the club entrance.

Two security officers were in the parking lot when Williams began shooting at the building. A woman working security for Club 3208, fired two rounds back at the man.

The offender was shot in his upper right thigh, which caused him to lower his rifle and stop shooting.

The security officer ran into the club to get a tourniquet to provide first aid to Williams. When she returned to the parking lot, the offender had already left in an unknown vehicle.

“We learned later that he was actually taken to the hospital by the aid of someone else, and that someone else actually owns the weapon. We’re actually looking into that right now, so these charges that we have pending menacing and reckless endangerment could actually be upgraded a little bit later,” said Lt. Johnson.

Officers were dispatched to Crestwood Hospital to investigate a gunshot victim while still processing the scene at Club 3208. Investigators advised that the offender would be admitted into Huntsville Hospital due to his injuries and has been placed under arrest.

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