Shooting Victim: Mercedes Morris

A Jacksonville State University student is dead after a shooting in Madison County. Huntsville police say 21-year-old Mercedes Morris died last night. Morris was sitting inside a car outside a home on Bridge Road in Huntsville when several people started firing shots into that home. Police say several bullets struck Morris. Her boyfriend came out of the house when the gunfire stopped. He found Morris unresponsive and drove her to a nearby gas station to call for help, but she never regained consciousness. Doctors pronounced Morris dead at Huntsville Hospital. The investigation into this shooting continues.


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