Shooting that injured Montgomery store employee was accident, business says

1 injured in shooting involving employees of east Montgomery store

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An employee injured in a shooting in an east Montgomery jewelry store has been released from the hospital, the business said.

Bryson’s Fine Jewelry confirmed two of the store’s employees were involved in an incident Thursday afternoon that left one of the employees injured. The business posted details about the incident on its Facebook page, explaining the employees were looking at a gun and weren’t aware there was a bullet in the chamber. The gun went off and the bullet “ricocheted off of the concrete into the chest of one employee.” The bullet went out of the employee’s arm, according to the store.

Due to today’s events and the media coverage surrounding those events, we wanted to give our Bryson’s family an update...

Posted by Bryson's Fine Jewelry on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Montgomery police confirmed they responded to a shooting involving two employees outside a store in the 8000 block of Eastchase Parkway Thursday. Police said an employee involved in the shooting was taken into custody.

Bryson’s Fine Jewelry says the employee was questioned and cleared by police.

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