Opelika man shot, says caught in crossfire between two drivers

OPELIKA, Ala — Police say a man is in the hospital Wednesday with non-life threatening injuries after he was caught in the crossfire between two drivers Tuesday night.

The Opelika Police Department says the 22-year-old victim was shot around 7:55 p.m. The victim says he was injured when the occupants of two cars started shooting at each other in the 1200 block of Tatum Avenue. The cars drove away before police arrived.

A release says the victim was taken to East Alabama Medical Center by private car and is expected to be okay.

No suspect descriptions are available. Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334)705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)745-8665.

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