Demopolis Shooting

William Poole

Demopolis, Ala. Police in Demopolis are investigating a shooting that happened Friday morning.

The Demopolis Police Department responded to the call at the law office of city attorney, William Poole, around 7:30 a.m.

Poole was transported by AmStar to Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery. No other information was immediately available.

Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese says the incident is under investigation and that the public should not be alarmed.

Reese also said the Poole family is asking for privacy and the public's prayers.