Suspect in custody after shots fired at EastChase

Shots were fired outside a store at The Shoppes at EastChase on May 3, 2022. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: May. 3, 2022 at 11:27 AM CDT|Updated: May. 3, 2022 at 10:43 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - An investigation is underway after shots were fired outside one store inside The Shoppes at EastChase Tuesday morning, according to a spokeswoman for the shopping center.

Eastchase spokeswoman Suzanna Wasserman Edwards said both Montgomery police and EastChase security officials acted quickly to handle the situation.

“There was an isolated domestic-related incident at Dillards in Eastchase,” Edwards confirmed, adding that a suspect is in custody and that there were no injuries and that all employees and customers are safe.

Edwards said the shots were fired into the air during the incident and that there was not an active shooter situation.

MPD identified the suspect as William Broaden Jr., 29, of Union Springs. Broaden was charged with indecent exposure and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

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