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Montgomery man charged with attempted murder

James Mercer has been charged with attempted murder. Photo source: Montgomery PD James Mercer has been charged with attempted murder. Photo source: Montgomery PD
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

One person is in the hospital following a shooting at Dogwood Drive on Thursday evening.

Authorities say that the shooting victim is currently in the hospital in life-threatening, stable condition.

The shooting suspect has been identified as 27-year-old James Mercer of Montgomery. Mercer was arrested at the scene and was charged with attempted murder. Mercer was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility and is being held on $75,000 bond.

Police have not released any other details about this shooting as they continue to investigate.

WSFA will update this story as new information becomes available.

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