Montgomery shooting suspect arrested after ‘brief standoff’

Montgomery shooting suspect arrested after ‘brief standoff’
David Lewis, 37, was arrested and charged with first degree assault after a shooting on Oct. 13 in Montgomery. (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A man was arrested Monday and charged in a shooting that left another man in the hospital.

David Lewis, 37, is charged with first degree assault.

Police were called to the 2200 block of West Fairview Avenue around 9:30 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

MPD said his injuries are considered life threatening.

Officers determined the shooting happened in the 2200 block of Hercules Street, and Lewis was identified as the suspect.

“After a brief standoff, an adult male suspect turned himself in and was taken into custody without incident,” a police spokesperson said.

He was taken to the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

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