Four Shot in Florence

July 5, 2013
by Firenze Veritas


An early morning shooting has left four in hospitals, one in police custody. Chauncey Laray Mitchell, 22, of 2386 Maple Avenue in Florence was arrested and charged with one count of Assault 1st, Three counts of Assault 2nd, and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle. Police responded to West Mobile Street shortly after 3:00 am to a report of shots being fired. Three of the four victims were treated and released at local hospitals. The fourth victim was being treated for his injuries as of this writing.

Mitchell is being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center. He has a previous Florence arrest this past April for Possession of a Dangerous Drug.

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