Muscle Shoals man in custody after shooting woman in the head on Friday

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – A Muscle Shoals man is in custody after police say they shot a woman in the head on Friday.

Officers were called to 812 6th Street in Muscle Shoals where Jalisa Lashea Box, 22, of Florence, was found shot in the head. According to the police, the shooting took place after a domestic dispute which took place at the house.

According to Muscle Shoals Police (MSPD), the suspect, Samuel Fuqua, left the scene in a car and drove to a nearby gas station. He left the car there and walked to Sheffield.

Authorities say the MSPD found him at a house on 8th Avenue in Sheffield, where he was taken into custody and transported to Muscle Shoals Police Department without incident.

Detectives say they are working to get a warrant to arrest Fuqua on attempted murder, and possibly other charges.

Officers with MSPD say Box was taken to hospital in Huntsville. She is in stable condition and should recover.


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