SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department confirmed with a firearm was discharged at the Sylacauga Walmart on Hwy. 280 Saturday night.

SPD Chief Kelley Johnson said “initial reports are self-inflicted gunshot wound.” The individual was flown to UAB for further treatment.

The gender nor identity of the individual involved has been released. will continue to follow this story and update this post as new information becomes available.

UPDATE: June 12

Johnson confirmed the individual was 19-year-old Christopher Aaron Lee from Montgomery.

Johnson said Lee shot himself in the head and later died from the wound after being flown to UAB.


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