Covering Tallapoosa County: Suspect in Custody After Shooting in Fast Food Parking Lot

An Alex City man is recovering in the hospital after someone shot him in a fast food parking lot.

The Alex City Police Department says the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in the Burger King parking lot off Highway 280.  Police say two men in an ongoing dispute got into an arugument. That's when William Thomas shot the other man.

Medics took the victim to the hospital. Thomas took off, and a short time later, turned himself into police. Right now, he is in the Alex City jail. Police have not yet set his bond.

Police are not yet releasing the victim's identity or condition.