One shot during Chickasaw Christmas Parade
CHICKASAW, Ala. (WPMI) —
During the Chickasaw Christmas Parade, Chickasaw police responded to reports of shots fired North Craft Highway.
Police Chief Chris Mclean told NBC 15 that around 3:15 p.m. after the Christmas parade was underway, officers heard a gunshot.
Near Chickasaw High School, a large dog had attacked a man's smaller dog and received multiple bites to his hand. Others came to assist and help rescue his animal from the large dog that is believed to be a stray. When a woman retrieved his dog the man had a small hand gun and had fired it striking the woman in the hand.
The woman was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening shot to the hand. According to what witnesses told police, the man was attempting to shoot the dog.
Chickasaw Fire Department has confirmed there was a gunshot outside of Chickasaw City Hall.
The incident happened during Chickasaw's Christmas parade.
NBC 15 has a crew en route and will have more information as it becomes available.