From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
HOMEWOOD — A man was allegedly shot by a contracted security guard outside a Walmart in Homewood following an altercation, according to Carol Robinson. The incident happened at 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
Homewood Police say that a security guard at a Walmart located on Lakeshore Parkway became involved in an altercation that resulted in him shooting a man in the upper torso. The man was taken to a hospital where he was treated and later released. The reason for the altercation is not yet known.
Homewood Police also said that the security guard was not trying to prevent a crime at the store. He was taken in to be interviewed and has not been charged in a crime.