Authorities Searching for Suspect in Weekend Shooting in Gadsden

Authorities are searching for a woman in connection with a shooting incident taking place over the weekend at a Gadsden-area convenience store.

According to Central Alabama Crime Stoppers, Dexterniey Procosia Deshynnette “Big Dex” Russell is wanted by the Gadsden PD in connection with the shooting, occurring around 6:15 Saturday evening in the 1100 block of West Meighan Boulevard.

Gadsden Police Sgt. Marcus Hill, said officers arrived at that location to find two male victims wounded.  A 16-year-old was treated, then discharged from a local hospital – while an 18-year-old remains listed in critical but stable condition.  Sgt. Hill said the incident began as an argument inside the store – and ended with the female firing multiple shots at the victims before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information on Russell’s whereabouts is asked to call Gadsden Police or Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867).


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