Cullman Police ID victims in overnight shooting


CULLMAN – Cullman Police late Thursday afternoon identified the two men involved in a shooting around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning on the city's southwest side.

"Victims from this morning’s shooting in the city of Cullman were Jody Duane Couch Jr, 25, of Hanceville and Jose Francisco Figueroa, 27, of Holly Pond," said CPD Capt. of Investigation Becky Boyd in a statement. "Both victims remain hospitalized in Huntsville Hospital, each with a single gunshot wound. Due to their condition, investigators have been unable to interview either victim. The case remains under investigation."

The incident happened at a residence on Adelsheim Circle Southwest. Both men were transported to Huntsville Hospital.

Boyd said in a statement Thursday morning, "On May (3) at approximately 1:15 a.m. (the) Cullman Police Department responded to a domestic violence call at 2061 Adelsheim Circle in the city of Cullman. Once on scene officers found two victims of a gunshot. Both victims were transported to Huntsville Hospital, one by ambulance and one by Air Evac. This is still an active investigation and no further information will be released at this time. Lt. Gene Bates is the lead investigator."

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