Arrest made in 1 of 2 Montgomery shootings Saturday night

3 shot in 2 separate Montgomery shootings

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A suspect has been arrested in one of two shootings that happened Saturday night in Montgomery.

Three people were injured in the shootings, one in the first shooting and two in the second. According Montgomery Police Captain Saba Coleman, officers and fire medics responded to the first shooting in the 900 block of West South Boulevard at about 8:16 p.m. There, they found a man who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound.

A WSFA 12 News crew found a police presence at a hotel on South Boulevard.

Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of West South Boulevard.
Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of West South Boulevard. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of West South Boulevard.
Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of West South Boulevard. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, and his injuries were upgraded to non-life-threatening.

Coleman said Sunday afternoon that Arthur Hamilton, 32, has been charged with second-degree assault in connection to the shooting. The victim said he and the suspect were involved in an argument before the shooting.

Arthur Hamilton has been charged with second-degree assault in connection to a shooting Saturday night.
Arthur Hamilton has been charged with second-degree assault in connection to a shooting Saturday night. (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)

The second shooting happened later Saturday night. At around 10:45 p.m., Coleman said officers and fire medics responded to the 2600 block of Northbelt Drive. There, they found a man who had sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and a man who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Coleman said the victims were taken to a hospital for treatment.

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