UPDATE: Suspect in Pinson shooting Monday turns himself in
By Gary Lloyd
PINSON — A suspect has been named in the Monday shooting of an off-duty Birmingham police officer at his home in Pinson.
On Tuesday, sheriff’s detectives obtained arrest warrants for 33-year-old Andre Devon Morgan, of Birmingham, charging him with shooting into an occupied dwelling and attempted murder. His bond was set at $200,000.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Randy Christian said that initial information is that an adult female friend was at the man’s house when her husband showed up and knocked on the door. When the victim opened the door, the husband fired three shots, Christian said.
The victim was hit in the hand, lower body and back. He was alert and talking when he was transported to UAB Hospital, and his injuries were believed to be not life-threatening, Christian said.
UPDATE at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Morgan has turned himself in to Jefferson County Jail. His bond is set at $175,000.
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